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Tetrahydrate

Tetrahydrate

[te-truh-hahy-dreyt]
A tetrahydrate is a molecule surrounded by four (4) molecules of water, forming a hydrate. The notation for a tetrahydrate is anhydrous molecule's formula·4H2O, where the 4 represents tetrahydrate, and the H2O represents the tetrahydrate. And the molecule's name changes to anhydrous molecule's name tetrahydrate.

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