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: 44a

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The new substance that is formed has a greater mass, so a compound is formed. Because a compound can be formed from other compounds as well as other elements, it cannot be determined whether this is an element or a compound.
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