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Which statement best describes why carbon can form a wide variety of organic compounds? Each carbon atom ionically bonds with atoms of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. Each carbon atom covalently bonds with atoms of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. Each carbon atom ionically bonds with atoms of oxygen and nitrogen. Each carbon atom covalently bonds with atoms of oxygen and nitrogen.

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Czarny333

Carbon can form a wide variety of organic compounds because: Each carbon atom covalently bonds with toms of carbon, hydrogen oxygen, and nitrogen A carbon atom can have 4 single valence electrons around it. This allows it to form covalent bonds with many different atoms.

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