What is wrong with or ambiguous about the phrase “four molecules of NaCl”?
Chapter 4: Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life I. Carbon: The Backbone of Life a. Carbon enters the biosphere through the action of plants and other photosynthetic organisms b. Ability to form molecules, that are large, complex, and varied, making possible the diversity of organisms that have evolved on earth c. Carbon accounts for the variety of biological molecules II. Organic Chemistry is the Study of Carbon Compounds a. Organic chemistry: the study of carbon compounds b. Physical and chemical laws govern the processes of life c. Organic compounds range from simple molecules to colossal ones d. Organic Molecules and the Origin of Life i. Complex organic molecules could ar