The structure of an ammonia molecule consists of one nitrogen atom surrounded by three hydrogen atoms in a trigonal pyramidal molecular geometry. Ammonia is denoted as NH3 in formulas and is also referred to as ammonia g... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The structure of an aspirin molecule is formulated as C9H8O4, meaning that it has nine carbon atoms, eight hydrogen atoms and four oxygen atoms. There are several chemical names for aspirin, including acetylsalicylic aci... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

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CH4, commonly known as methane, is a tetrahedral structure with four hydrogen atoms forming around a central carbon atom. Pictorially, this structure resembles a pyramid in shape, with all four corners equidistant from t... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules