Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions: 43a

Answer

Not an element

Work Step by Step

It cannot be an element because it reacts to form gases AND a redish powder. An element is only one thing and thus cannot turn into multiple different things.
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