Problem: Part C. What is the formula for the compound methane?Express your answer as a chemical formula.The chemical formula of covalent compounds can be easily determined from the systematic name of the compound. Greek prefixes are used to indicate the number of atoms of each element present in the compound.

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Part C. What is the formula for the compound methane?

Express your answer as a chemical formula.


The chemical formula of covalent compounds can be easily determined from the systematic name of the compound. Greek prefixes are used to indicate the number of atoms of each element present in the compound.

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