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Unformatted text preview: 62 g. You could then figure out how much one mole of CH 3 O weighs. It weighs 31g. Since you know that the molecular formula is a multiple of the empirical formula, you could determine which multiple of 31 is equal to 62. Well, thats obviously 2. The molecular formula must therefore be double the empirical formula or C 2 H 6 O 2....
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