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Which of the following elements have molecules as their basic units?

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Which of the following elements have molecules as their basic units?
Check all that apply.
 

 

asked Feb 7, 2012 in General Chemistry by Kist Nus ~Expert~ (642 points)
    

1 Answer

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Diatomic atoms include:

Hydrogen (H), Nitrogen (N), Oxygen (O), Fluorine (F), Chlorine (Cl),

Bromine (Br) and Iodine (I)

Polyatomic atoms include: Phosphorus (P), Sulfur (S), Selenium (Se).

 

So the answer is: iodine, fluorine, and bromine, which are diatomic atoms

answered Feb 8, 2012 by awesome ~Expert~ (1,473 points)

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