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Atoms are very reactive species.

So in nature, atoms exist as ions or molecules .

Molecules → Atoms combine to form molecules (Hydrogen, Oxygen, Chlorine, Ozone etc.)

Ions → Atoms or molecule with charge over them are called ions (Fluoride, Chloride, Sodium, Magnesium ions)

There are some atoms that are not reactive. They exist as atoms itself . These are the Noble gases like Helium, Neon, Argon etc. 


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