How many atoms are present in a methane molecule?

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Jul 8, 2017

Answer:

Your question is improperly proposed.........

Explanation:

A single ISOLATED molecule of methane has a formula of #CH_4#, i.e. #"1 carbon atom"#, and #"4 hydrogen atoms"# bound to the carbon centre in a tetrahedral array. The question should ask....

#"how many atoms in a single methane molecule?"#

..........Well, how many?