This fact, coupled with the determination of the vapour density of the gas, establishes the molecular formula CO.
That the volume relations may be correct a gaseous element must be given its molecular formula.
molecular formula n.
A chemical formula that shows the number and kinds of atoms in a molecule.
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A chemical formula that shows the total number and kinds of atoms in a molecule, but not their structural arrangement. For example, the molecular formula of aspirin is C9H8O4. Compare empirical formula, structural formula.