Chemistry (C1): Atoms, elements and compounds

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What is the definition of an atom?
The smallest particle of a chemical element that can exist.
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How many different elements are there?
118 different elements.
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What are elements made from?
One type of atom.
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What is the name for two or more elements that are joined together?
Compound.
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What is the bond that occurs in the making of compounds called?
A chemical bond.
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What are compounds represented by?
Formulae.
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What does the formulae show?
how many atoms of each element are in the compound.
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What does the compound represented by ZnCO3 represent?
1 zinc atom and one carbon atom bonded with 3 oxygen atoms.
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