Question #8c664

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Sep 13, 2017

Answer:

A molecule is composed of two or more atoms that are covalently bonded, which means they share electrons. A molecular compound is composed of atoms of two or more elements that are covalently bonded.

Explanation:

The image below represents four examples of atoms bonding by sharing electrons (covalent bonding), which produces molecules.

The first two, #"H"_2"# and #"F"_2"# are diatomic molecules composed of two atoms of the same element.

The second two, #"CO"_2"# and #"CF"_4"#, are compounds formed by the covalent bonding of atoms of two or more elements.

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