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Molecules vs Compunds
« on: April 07, 2004, 07:11:57 AM »
Anyone know what the chemical difference between the two words?
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Re:Molecules vs Compunds
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2004, 11:01:28 AM »
A compound contains more than one element, salts for example. A molecule is a combination of atoms, so it could be O2 for example or it could be a compound.
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Re:Molecules vs Compunds
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2004, 11:55:38 PM »
Isn't this the one your professor didn't know?
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Re:Molecules vs Compunds
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2004, 10:35:57 AM »
A molecule is a group of atoms joined together by covalent or coordinate bonds.

A compound is a substance made by combination of different elements via a chemical reaction.
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