Problem: A(n) _ refers to two or more atoms held together by covalent bondsA. communityB. isotopeC. moleculeD. ionE. shell

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Recall that Matter can be categorized as a single or variable composition.

• Matter is considered a pure substance if it is composed of a single entity. Pure substances can be further categorized into two:

Element  cannot be separated into simpler substances or composed of only 1 type of atom (eg. O3, Cl2)
Compound/Molecule  can be separated into simpler substances

• Matter is considered a mixture if they have variable composition. Mixtures are not chemically combined. Mixtures can be further categorized into two:

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A(n) _ refers to two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds

A. community

B. isotope

C. molecule

D. ion

E. shell

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