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What is the difference between an Element and a Compound?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Jan 13, 2020

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I. Klose

I. Klose, Accountant, Franklin

Answered Jul 05, 2019

Elements are refined substances, which consist of only a single type of atom, or the same type of atoms, and this is what makes them pure. In elements, there can be metal bonds or weak...Read More
 

J. Pollock

J. Pollock, Science Professor, Los Angeles

Answered Jul 04, 2019

In science, you may see the terms “compound” and “element” quite often. That is because they are words that are used often in describing science concepts. The main...Read More
 

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