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# What is the empirical formula and empirical formula mass for each of the following compounds?$\begin{array}{ll}{\text { (a) } \mathrm{C}_{4} \mathrm{H}_{8}} & {\text { (b) } \mathrm{C}_{3} \mathrm{H}_{6} \mathrm{O}_{3}} & {\text { (c) } \mathrm{P}_{4} \mathrm{O}_{10}}\end{array}$(d) $\mathrm{Ga}_{2}\left(\mathrm{SO}_{4}\right)_{3} \quad$ (e) $\mathrm{Al}_{2} \mathrm{Br}_{6}$

## a) $\mathrm{CH}_{2} ; \mathrm{Mr}\left(\mathrm{CH}_{2}\right)=14,01 \mathrm{g} / \mathrm{mol}$b) $\mathrm{CH}_{2} \mathrm{O} ; \mathrm{Mr}\left(\mathrm{CH}_{2} \mathrm{O}\right)=30,01 \mathrm{g} / \mathrm{mol}$c) $\mathrm{P}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{5} ; \mathrm{Mr}\left(\mathrm{P}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{5}\right)=141,94 \mathrm{g} / \mathrm{mol}$d) $\mathrm{Ga}_{2}\left(\mathrm{SO}_{4}\right)_{3} ; \mathrm{Mr}\left(\mathrm{Ga}_{2}\left(\mathrm{SO}_{4}\right)_{3}\right)=427,62 \mathrm{g} / \mathrm{mol}$e)$\mathrm{AlBr}_{3} ; \mathrm{Mr}\left(\mathrm{AlBr}_{3}\right)=266,68 \mathrm{g} / \mathrm{mol}$

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Chemical reactions and Stoichiometry

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##### Stephanie C.

University of Central Florida

##### Allea C.

University of Maryland - University College

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University of Toronto

#### Topics

Chemical reactions and Stoichiometry

##### Stephanie C.

University of Central Florida

##### Allea C.

University of Maryland - University College