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What is the difference between molecule and radical? Sum of oxidation states of all atoms in a molecule = zero, and sum of oxidation states of all atoms in a radical = charge on the radical?

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  1. anonymous
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    radical can have a free electron tthat is unpaired si u can guess

  2. anonymous
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    how can I recognize it when it is say: MgO, AlCl3, KCl, Ga2O3, HNO3, SO4, and N2? Which of these are radicals and which are molecules? o.O

  3. anonymous
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    Most molecules contain even numbers of electrons and vice versa...

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    so how am i going to recognize a radical?

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