Chemical Formula For Water

Water is very essential for life. Without water, plants would die and animals and people would go thirsty and eventually die. Now that we have mentioned how important water is to us, have you ever wondered what makes water and why is it so important to us? In this article, we will discuss the chemical formula for water, its chemical structure, properties and uses.

Properties of Water

Properties of Water



Also Known as

Hydroxic acid, Dihydrogen


White crystalline solid, colourless liquid and colourless gas

Chemical Formula


Melting Point

0.00 °C

Boiling Point

99.98 °C


997 kg/m³

Molar Mass

18.01528 g/mol

Chemical Structure Of Water

Chemical Formula For Water

Uses of Water

  • Water is used for domestic purposes like cooking, bathing, washing and drinking
  • It is used for agricultural, farming and gardening purposes
  • It is used for recreational purposes like boating, swimming and rafting
  • It is used in industries for manufacturing items

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Practise This Question

Use Prime Factorization method to find the square root of the following:-  

i. (1024)   =   ______

 ii. (2025)   =  _______