Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 2 - Matter and Change - 2 Assessment - Page 55: 52


The difference between compounds and elements are that compounds can be separated by into simpler substances while elements cannot be broken down.

Work Step by Step

Compounds can be separated by chemical means into simpler substances such as elements or atoms. However, elements are in their simplest form and cannot be broken down any further.
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