Are molecules made up of the same atoms?

Are molecules made up of the same atoms?

A molecule is any atom combination. A compound is a molecule composed of atoms from several elements. Every compound is a molecule, but not every molecule is a compound. Covalent bonds exist between atoms that share electrons in a chemical bond. These shared electrons are called valence electrons. Each element has a specific number of electrons in its valence shell, which determines how many elements it can combine with to form compounds.

Molecules are made up of the same elements as compounds: atoms from different elements can combine to form new compounds with more stable structures than either of the original elements. For example, carbon combines with other elements to form organic compounds, which are vital for life as we know it. Organic compounds contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen (the main components of soil), and are thus responsible for much of the beauty and complexity of our planet. They are also very useful materials to create tools with, clothes with, and buildings with.

Molecules are made up of the same atoms as compounds: elements can be combined together in different numbers to form different molecules with different properties. For example, ice is made up of two molecules of water bonded together by pairs of electrons; each molecule is made up of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. The energy levels of the electrons in the atoms are different because they belong to different particles.

How are elements' atoms and molecules connected to one another?

A molecule is a broad word for any atoms that are linked together by chemical bonds. A molecule can be solid, liquid, or gas. Molecules are very small particles that make up substances, such as water, carbon dioxide, ammonia, methane, and many more. Atoms join together to form molecules because it gives them stability.

Atoms combine with other atoms by means of chemical bonds. The stronger the bond between two atoms, the harder it is for those atoms to break away from each other. Elements are the building blocks of compounds. They cannot be broken down further into smaller pieces. All the elements on the list above are found in living things. Some elements are very rare or nonexistent in nature while others are always found in combination with other elements. For example, oxygen is only found combined with other elements. It does not exist alone at the top of a mountain or in the center of a star. Similarly, hydrogen is only found combined with other elements. It does not exist alone in an air-tight container under pressure or in the empty space inside computers or smartphones.

Molecules are made up of atoms joined together by chemical bonds. Each type of molecule has its own set of bonding rules.

What is produced when two atoms combine?

Atoms from various elements can combine to form new compounds. A molecule is generated when two or more atoms chemically bond together. A compound is formed when atoms of two or more distinct elements mix. For example, oxygen molecules are found in air, but oxygen itself is an element.

When two atoms combine they may or may not create a stable chemical bond. If they do not, then the combination is said to be exothermic and energy is released as heat. If they do create a stable bond, then the result is called a product and contains the same atoms as the original components. For example, if hydrogen gas is passed over platinum metal surfaces, some of the hydrogen atoms will combine with other hydrogen atoms to create a molecule of water.

Atoms can combine to form compounds with any element under the sun. The types of compounds depend on the elements involved and their relative amounts in the mixture. For example, if you put equal amounts of carbon and nitrogen into a container, then carbon monoxide would be produced. Carbon is used up but no new carbon-containing material is created so it's considered to be consumed or lost. On the other hand, if you add more carbon than nitrogen then a polymer such as plastic would be formed.

Some elements cannot be combined with other elements to form stable compounds.

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