What are examples of compounds and their formulas?


Compounds are chemical substances made up of two or more elements that are chemically bound together in a fixed ratio. Compounds are represented by their chemical formula. A chemical formula is a symbolic representation of the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound.

Examples of compound and their formula

Compound name Molecular formula
Acetic acid CH3COOH
Hydrochloric acid HCl
Sulfuric acid H2SO4
Ammonia NH3
Nitric acid HNO3
Phosphoric acid H3PO4


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