Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 2 - Matter and Change - 2 Assessment: 57

Answer

Water contains two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen

Work Step by Step

Water has the chemical formula H2O. The H represent Hydrogen and there is a two after the H meaning that there are two atoms of hydrogen. The O represent Oxygen and there is no number after the O meaning that there is one atom of oxygen. Thus, water contains two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen.
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