What is Difference Between an Element and Compound ?
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What is the Difference Between Element and Compound?
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1.An element consists of the same kind of atom.A compound is composed of different kinds of atom.
2.A monatomic element cannot be split up into its components by physical or chemical methods.A compound can be split up into its components by chemical methods.
3.Only limited number of elements are known.Number of known compounds are quite large.
4.The property of an element is the property of its atom.The property of a compound is quite different from that of its constituent atoms.

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