Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 1 - Questions and Problems: 1.14

Answer

a) Hydrogen is classified as an element, as it is a pure substance that cannot be broken down. b) Water is a compound because it consists of 2 hydrogen atoms and an oxygen atom; additionally, it can be broken down.

Work Step by Step

c) Gold is also an element as it is found on the periodic table of elements. d) Sugar is a compound as it can be broken down.
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