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What is a molecule?

Molecule - a group of atoms bonded together, representing the smallest fundamental unit of a chemical compound that can take part in a chemical reaction.


How do molecules form?

Molecules form when two or more atoms form chemical bonds with each other. It doesn't matter if the atoms are the same or are different from each other.


Molecules vs Compounds

Molecules Versus Compounds are made up of two or more elements are called compounds. All compounds are molecules; not all molecules are compounds.