Question

The formula for a compound is given as  C3H8. This is a/an

A

Structural formula

B

Molecular formula

C

Empirical formula

D

Solution

The correct option is A Molecular formula C3H8 is a molecular formula. As molecular formula states the number and type of atoms present in a molecule of a substance. C3H8has 3 atoms of C and 8 atoms of H.

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