Butyric acid has an unpleasant odor and is found in milk, cheese, butter. It causes the main distinctive smell in human vomit. A sample of butyric acid is sent for elemental analysis and is determined to contain 54.52% carbon, 9.151% hydrogen and 36.32% oxygen.
What is the empirical formula for butyric acid?
Considering your response to the previous question, and knowing the molar mass of butyric acid is 88.11 g/mol, what is the molecular formula for butyric acid?
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