How do atoms differ from molecules?A) Atoms contain more than one element. B) Atoms are made up of two or more molecules bonded covalently. C) Molecules are made up of only one element. D)...

How do atoms differ from molecules?

A) Atoms contain more than one element.

B) Atoms are made up of two or more molecules bonded covalently.

C) Molecules are made up of only one element.

D) Molecules are made up of two or more atoms bonded covalently.

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samhouston eNotes educator| Certified Educator

D) Molecules are made up of two or more atoms bonded covalently.

kathijadane | Student

Atom:

an atom is the smallest particle that cannot be further divided to obtain the same sustance.

But, a MOLECULE is the smallest naturally occuring form of an element or compund.Also molecules are made up of two or more elements covelently bonded in oder to form a strong giant lattice.

Therefore, Atoms differ from molecules BECAUSE:

                          D)Molecules are made up of two or atoms bonded covelently.

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