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    I have to determine the molecular formula of a compound.
    I know that it should be C45 H86 O6 but from the given element percentages number of atoms of H turns out to be 87 (86.74 rounded up to 87).
    What reason should I give for this 1 lost of H atom????
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    (Original post by cazzy-joe)
    I have to determine the molecular formula of a compound.
    I know that it should be C45 H86 O6 but from the given element percentages number of atoms of H turns out to be 87 (86.74 rounded up to 87).
    What reason should I give for this 1 lost of H atom????
    not sure if this would help, but perhaps using relative molecular masses to higher decimal places would make a difference since you have a molecule with so many atoms. try that.
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    (Original post by shengoc)
    not sure if this would help, but perhaps using relative molecular masses to higher decimal places would make a difference since you have a molecule with so many atoms. try that.
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    (Original post by cazzy-joe)
    Totally saved me
    Thank you so much...
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    something so simple eh
 
 
 
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