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Benzene has the empirical formula CH and an experimental molar mass of 78 g/mol. What is its molecular formula? Explain how you got your answer.

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    empirical mass = (12+1= 13)
    molar mass = 78
    78/13 = 6; therefore,
    (CH)6 = C6H6/sub>

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    scratch that /sub>. It wasn't supposed to print.

  • chemistry -

    empirical mass = (12+1= 13)
    molar mass = 78
    78/13 = 6; therefore,
    (CH)6 = C6H6

    so that's correct?

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    yes

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