Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Empirical Formula

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

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
1.2 3.6

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Source: Lab #07B

Advanced Chemistry Through Inquiry

Empirical Formula