February 26, 2017

Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Marty on Monday, October 22, 2007 at 7:13pm.

Chemical analysis reveals capsaicin to contain 71.0% of carbon, 8.60% hydrogen, 15.8% oxygen and 4.60% nitrogen.
a) Determine the empirical formula of capsaicin
b) Each molecule contains one atom of nitrogen. What is the molecular formula of capsaicin?

I figured out the empirical formula but I got stuck on the molecular formula.

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