What are the basic units—single atoms, molecules, or formula units—that compose each substance?
The elements exist as atomic forms - basic unit is element.
The elements exist as molecular forms - basic unit is diatomic molecules
The elements exist as electrically neutral collection of ions - basic unit is ionic compound.
Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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