What is the number of each kind of atom in #2P_2O_3#?

1 Answer
Jun 5, 2016

Answer:

In one molecule of #P_2O_3# there are 2 atoms of P and 3 atoms of O.

In two molecules of #P_2O_3# there are 4 atoms of P and 6 atoms of O.

Explanation:

The #P_2O_3# Molecule has
2 atoms of Phosphous
and
3 atoms of Oxygen

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The coefficient 2 tells us we have
2 molecules of #P_2O_3# which means we have a total of

4 atoms of Phosphorus
and
6 atoms of Oxygen

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