Problem: A compound has the empirical formula CH3O and a formula mass of 62.10 amu. What is the molecular formula of the compound? (a) C3H9O3 (b) C4H12O4 (c) C2H6O2 (d) CH3O

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CH3O has a molecular mass of 31.01 g/mol

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A compound has the empirical formula CH3O and a formula mass of 62.10 amu. What is the molecular formula of the compound? 

(a) C3H9O3 

(b) C4H12O4 

(c) C2H6O2 

(d) CH3O

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