Classifiy the following molecules as tetra- atomic and penta - atomic molecules: H2O2, CHCl3

Asked by  | 16th Mar, 2012, 01:44: PM

Expert Answer:

H2O2 is tetraatomic and CHCl3 is pentaatomic molecule.
Triatomic molecules are formed by three atoms. Examples include H2O, CO2, HCN etc.
Tetraatomic molecules are formed by four atoms. Examples include H2O2,  etc.
Pentatomic molecules are formed by five atoms. Examples include CHCl3, CH2Cl2 etc.

Answered by  | 19th Mar, 2012, 12:20: PM

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