Organic Chemistry
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Is the element hydrogen organic or inorganic?


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2012-04-30 21:54:01
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Only compounds are classified as organic or inorganic.

The element hydrogen often occurs in organic compounds. It can also be found in inorganic compounds.

All organic compounds contain the element carbon.

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