Chemistry in Context| Essential Ideas| Chemistry| Openstax| Problem 5

Identify each of the underlined items as a part of either the macroscopic domain, the microscopic domain, or the symbolic domain of chemistry. For any in the symbolic domain, indicate whether they are symbols for a macroscopic or a microscopic feature.
(a) A certain molecule contains one H atom and one Cl atom.

(b) Copper wire has a density of about 8 g/cm3.
(c) The bottle contains 15 grams of Ni powder.
(d) A sulfur molecule is composed of eight sulfur atoms.

Solution:

Part a

Symbolic-Microscopic

Part b

Macroscopic

Part c

Symbolic – Macroscopic

Part d

Microscopic

 

 

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