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Homework Help: Is h_2 consider a molecule?

  1. Jun 21, 2006 #1
    Hi, I was wondering if something like [itex]H_2 [/itex] is considered to be a molecule. I've read through some websites and I'm still not sure. It's been a long time since I did chemistry (although I should probably remember :biggrin: ) so any help would be good thanks.
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  3. Jun 21, 2006 #2


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    Yes, H2 is a diatomic molecule; a molecule consisting of two atoms. If two or more atoms are chemically bonded, then they are considered to be a molecule.
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2006
  4. Jun 21, 2006 #3
    Thanks Hootenanny.
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