The empirical formula of the compound that contains 65.95 % Ba and 34.05 % Cl is to be stated. Concept Introduction: The percent composition is the percent of the total mass of each element present in a compound. The actual number and type of atoms present in a single molecule of a compound is termed as molecular formula. The formula of a compound that represents a smallest whole number ratio of the atoms present in a molecule of a compound is termed as empirical formula.

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Chapter 8, Problem 126AP
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The empirical formula of the compound that contains 65.95% Ba and 34.05% Cl is to be stated.

Concept Introduction:

The percent composition is the percent of the total mass of each element present in a compound.

The actual number and type of atoms present in a single molecule of a compound is termed as molecular formula.

The formula of a compound that represents a smallest whole number ratio of the atoms present in a molecule of a compound is termed as empirical formula.

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