What the difference in saying "1 mol of nitrogen atoms" and "1 mol of nitrogen molecules"?
Well, a mole of
The dinitrogen molecule,
Inorganic chemists often speak of the
This concept of molecularity is crucial to understanding and problem solving in inorganic chemistry. Most elemental gases (save for the Noble Gases) are BIMOLECULAR, and you will be expected to know this.
I can think of one elemental gas that can be triatomic. What is it?