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How many atoms are there in a methane molecule?
1. 3
2. 5
3. 4
4. 2

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 5

The correct answer is 5.

  • The chemical formula of Methane is CH4.
  • This formula contains one atom of carbon and four atoms of Hydrogen.
  • Total atoms in Methane are 5.

  • The atomic mass of Carbon is 12.
  • The atomic mass of Hydrogen is 1.
  • The atomic mass of Methane is 12+4=16.

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