The chemical formula for cornstarch is C27H48O20. Cornstarch has a molecular weight of 692.6 grams/mol and represents the starch obtained from the corn kernel. Cornstarch is often used in the food industry and in the man... More »

The chemical formula for sapphire is Al2O3. It is aluminum oxide and the mineral corundum, a common substance in the earth's crust. Opaque varieties of corundum form the abrasive in sandpaper, but clear varieties make up... More » Science Earth Science Geology

The chemical formula for silicon dioxide, also called silica, is SiO2. Silicon and oxygen are two of the most abundant elements in the Earth's crust, with silica composing 59 percent. When exposed to oxygen, silicon surf... More »

Paraffin is a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules with the general chemical formula CnH2n+2. The word "paraffin" is derived from Latin words "parum" and "affinis," which translate to "lack of affinity." This lack of affinit... More »

The formula for the chemical compound aluminum acetate is Al(C2H3O2)3. However, its molecular formula is given as C6H9O6Al. More »

Butyl iodide is an organic chemical compound with the formula C4H9I. It is derived from the alkane gas butane and is commonly used as an industrial alkylating agent. More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The molecular formula "FeO2" is a general formula that can represent several chemical compounds: Iron(II) hydroxide, iron oxide and Oxido (oxo) iron. Iron oxide is the most common name for it. More »