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13 December, 08:21

Which statement is true about an empirical formula?

-It is the true ratio of atoms in a formula unit.

-It is the simplest ratio of atoms in a formula unit.

-It represents the true molecular mass of a chemical formula.

-It represents the highest ratio of coefficients in a chemical formula.

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  1. 13 December, 10:03
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    The best answer would the first option. It is the true ratio of atoms in a formula unit. An empirical formula is a formula that gives the proportions of the elements present in a certain compound however it does not give the actual numbers or the arrangement of the atoms.
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