CHEM 1 - SIMPLE STUFF

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Element

Cannot be broken down into simpler substances.

Contain only one type of atom.

Eg: copper, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, aluminium

Compound  

Two or more elements combined in fixed proportions by mass.

Different elements are bonded to one another in a DEFINATE, CONSTANT RATIO…

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