What is the difference between atoms and molecules?


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Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

A molecule is a particular configuration of atoms. This can be both a molecular formula, which is quite meaningless compared to a 3d model of the molecule. An atom is made up of electrons, protons, and neutrons, split between an electron cloud and a nucleus.

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A molecule is an actual piece of something like steel. While it takes a combination of atoms to make a molecule. Different atoms like carbon and ferrite are in a molecule of steel

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