Problem: Sort the compounds as organic or inorganic

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We are asked to sort each compound as organic or inorganic


Recall that compound must contain the element carbon in order to be classified as "organic". The carbon atom should also be covalently bonded to other atoms such as hydrogen, nitrogen, etc., in order to be classified as organic.

H2O

  • It does not contain carbon.
  • Inorganic compound
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Sort the compounds as organic or inorganic

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