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The molecular formula of Acetic Acid is HC2H3O2. What is the empirical formula?
CHO
CH2O
HC2H3O2
HCH3O

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Here in this problem, given the molecular formula of acetic acid, we have to find out the empirical formula of this compound now. This is the molecular formula we can write it as c 2841, here 3 here, so h, 4 o 2. This is the molecular formula of acetic acid. Now we have to find out the empirical formula now. What is the empirical formula empirical formula of a compound? Is the lowest whole…