1. Composition

  1. Claude H. Yoder,
  2. Phyllis A. Leber and
  3. Marcus W. Thomsen

Published Online: 28 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636350.ch1

Bridge to Organic Chemistry, The

Bridge to Organic Chemistry, The

How to Cite

Yoder, C. H., Leber, P. A. and Thomsen, M. W. (2010) Composition, in Bridge to Organic Chemistry, The, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470636350.ch1

Author Information

  1. Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470526767

Online ISBN: 9780470636350



  • carbon and percent composition and molecular formula determination;
  • 3D structural formulas - and benzene molecule geometry determination;
  • resonance hybrid of two individual Lewis structures - representation of electronic formula of benzene


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Percent Composition

  • Molecular Formula

  • Structural Formula