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How do you "Express the decimal equivalent of a simple whole number ratio"? 

For example, "In CuCl , how many Cl are there per Cu? 

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While determining empirical formula, to find the simplest whole number ratio, divide the number of moles of each atom by  the smallest number of moles.

In case of CuCl,

Observe the number of moles of each element(denoted as subscript next to the atomic symbo...

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