# A simple question

1. May 2, 2004

### JasonRox

It has to do with chemical formulas.

Is $$Ba(OH)_2$$ the same as $$BaO_2H_2$$?

Also, is $$Al(NO_3)_3$$ the same as $$AlN_3O_9$$?

Thanks.

2. May 2, 2004

### Chemicalsuperfreak

All though the first formulas give you much better information on the structure of the compound.