on a sheet of paper, answer the below questions, include the names of all group members.

topic(s): chemical formula / chemical name

questions [6 points; 2 points / question]

1. what's the difference between a molecule versus a compound (based on the following example) ?

  compound ? molecule ?
water; H2O yes yes
oxygen; O2 no yes

2. based on the following examples of chemical formulas,

H2O (water)

C6H12O6 (glucose)




identify the atom(s) and the number of each atom in one molecule.

3. based on the preceding example of chemical formulas, (i) what information is provided by a chemical formula and (ii) how is the information conveyed ?