Question
Wed March 16, 2011 By: Gaurav Avhad
 

DOES AN ELEMENT CONSISTS OF MANY ATOMS CLOSELY PACKED IN A REPEATING MANNER OXYGEN IS AN ELEMENT WHICH HAS NUMBER OF OXYGEN ATOMS IN IT AND THE COMBINATION OF ATOMS OF SAME ELEMENT ARE MOLECULES AND COMBINATION OF ATOMS OF DIFFERENT ELEMENT IS COMPOUND AND WHAT ARE SUBSTANCES AND MATERIALS AND MATTER ARE THEY ONE AND THE SAME?

Expert Reply
Tue March 15, 2011
Dear student,
 
Here are some structures of elements and molecules for you.
 
 
Water molecule:
 

 
carbon di oxide molecule::
 
 
A molecule is formed when two or more atoms join together chemically. A compound is a molecule that contains at least two different elements. All compounds are molecules but not all molecules are compounds.
 
 
Hope this helps.
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