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What is the difference between atoms, ions, and molecule

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All matter can be classified in three major physical states; solid, liquid and gases. These physical states can be differentiate on the basis of arrangement of their constituent particles.

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All matter are composed of certain basic units which are called as atom. Hence atoms can be considered as the smallest unit of any substance which is mainly composed of three sub-atomic particles; electrons, neutrons and protons.

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Here protons and neutrons are placed at the center of atom that is called as nucleus whereas electrons remain in cert...

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