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Homework Help: Calculating empirical formula

  1. Oct 17, 2006 #1
    If i have percenteges of three elements, making up a compound, how do i Calculate the molecular formula or empirical formula of the compound? Can someone give me an example?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 17, 2006 #2
    to calculate the empirical formula,u have to divide the % with the elements respective Ar then find the simple ratio.
     
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