Elements, Compunds, and Mixtures

by: Simon Wilson

Elements

An element is a unique set of atoms, that have the same amount of protons in their nucleus. An example is carbon.

Compounds

A compound is 2 or more chemically bonded elements. An example would be NaCl which is salt.

Mixtures

A mixture is 2 or more non-chemically bonded elements. An example of a mixture, is salt water and macaroni salad.