Organic vs inorganic molecules

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Michele Shi 1K
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Organic vs inorganic molecules

Postby Michele Shi 1K » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:39 am

Can someone please explain the difference between organic and inorganic molecules? How does shape differ between them? THanks!

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Re: Organic vs inorganic molecules

Postby PranithaPrasad » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:48 am

Organic molecules must have carbon and hydrogen and along with carbon and hydrogen they may contain nitrogen, oxygen and phosphorus. I could be wrong, so if anyone could confirm this that would be great, but i think the difference is that with most organic molecules, you have a carbon backbone.

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Re: Organic vs inorganic molecules

Postby Cooper1C » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:20 am

I also believe that organic molecules are usually chains or rings.

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Re: Organic vs inorganic molecules

Postby Jessica_Singh_1J » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:50 pm

Organic molecules are usually found in living systems; they always consist of carbon in the form of chains or rings. Organic molecules will usually consist of C, H, O, or N. Inorganic molecules don't really consist of C and are not normally found in living things.


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