The empirical formula of two oxides of copper should be determined based on the given masses of copper and oxygen in each of the oxide. Concept Introduction: Empirical formula refers to the proportion of each type of atoms of element present in a compound. It is the simplest ratio of all the times of atoms of element present in the 1 mol of the compound.

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Chapter 8, Problem 88AP
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The empirical formula of two oxides of copper should be determined based on the given masses of copper and oxygen in each of the oxide.

Concept Introduction:

Empirical formula refers to the proportion of each type of atoms of element present in a compound. It is the simplest ratio of all the times of atoms of element present in the 1 mol of the compound.

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