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Fri March 16, 2012 By:

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

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Mon March 19, 2012
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.
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