Problem: From the given empirical formula and molar mass, find the molecular formula of each compound.C5H10NS2, 296.56 g/mol

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We’re being asked to determine the molecular formula of a compound with a molar mass of 296.56 g/mol and an empirical formula of C5H10NS2.


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

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From the given empirical formula and molar mass, find the molecular formula of each compound.

C5H10NS2, 296.56 g/mol

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