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Why does hydrogen occur in diatomic form?

Why does hydrogen occur in diatomic form?

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ashish kumar
17 Points
13 years ago

 

Dear Sumit,

The hydrogen atom consists of a single positively charged proton and the corresponding negatively charged electron. To be stable it needs to have two electrons in its first shell. So it forms a bond with another hydrogen atom to form the diatomic molecule H2

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