Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Empirical Formula

In this lab, students use a colorimeter and stoichiometric calculations to obtain the chemical formula of a compound.


Student Files

7A_Empirical_Formula_Colorimeter_Student.docx 194.17 KB
7A_Empirical_Formula.pdf 393.06 KB

Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
1.2 3.6

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Colorimeter and Turbidity

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Advanced Chemistry Through Inquiry

Empirical Formula