Problem: What is the molecular formula of the following compound?Empirical formula NH2 (ℳ = 32.05 g/mol)

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We’re being asked to determine the molecular formula of a compound with a molar mass of 32.05 g/mol and an empirical formula of NH2 .


To determine the molecular formula, we need to divide the molar mass by the empirical mass. The empirical mass is:

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What is the molecular formula of the following compound?

Empirical formula NH2 (ℳ = 32.05 g/mol)

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