C1 - Atoms, molecules and compounds

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C1 - Atoms, molecules and compounds


- positively charged nucleus, negatively charged electrons

-Electrons orbit nucleus in shells

- atoms form bonds to make molecules or compounds. Atoms gain/lose electrons

- charged atoms aka ions. positive ion and negative ion are sttracted to each other... ionic bond

Displayed and molecular formula

CH = molecular formula

c-c = displayed formula -> shows atoms and covalent bonds

Some formulas to remember

Carbon monoxide - CO/ Hydrochloric acid - HCl /Calcium chloride - CaCl2 /Magnesium Chloride - MgCl2 /Sodium carbonate- Na2CO3 /Sulfuric acid - H2SO4 /Magnesium sulfate - MgSO4

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