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Are atoms and molecules the same?


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Answered 2008-03-17 00:54:41

Molecules comprise atoms. In other words, a molecule is made up of two or more atoms. The atoms may be the same element, as in a molecule of oxygen, O2, or more than one element, as a molecule of water, H2O. In fact they are not.

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