How know that water is not simply a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen?

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May 2, 2017

Answer:

Because water has physical and chemical properties that ARE DISTINCT from hydrogen and oxygen.........

Explanation:

What is the normal boiling point of water? What are the normal boiling points of dioxygen; of dihydrogen? (You will have to look these up!). What are the densities of each substance under standard conditions? Different physical and chemical properties specify different chemical substances.