Types of Formula

What is Empirical Formula?
The Empirical formula is the simplest whole number ratio of atoms of each element present in a compound.
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What is Molecular Formula?
The Molecular Formula is the actual number and type of atoms of each element in a molecule of a compund.
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What is Structural Formula?
A Structural Formula shows the amount of atoms in the molecular formula, but arranged as there structure is.
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What is Displayed Formula?
A Displayed Formula shows the relative postitioning of atoms and the bonds between them.
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What is Skeletal Formula?
A Skeletal Formula is a simplified Displayed Formula in which the Hydrogens are not shown.
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What is Molecular Formula?

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The Molecular Formula is the actual number and type of atoms of each element in a molecule of a compund.

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