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Unformatted text preview: are used. Elements are the simplest form of matter which cannot be broken down any further using chemical means. A compound is a chemical species which is formed when two or more atoms join together chemically, with covalent or ionic bonds. The properties of a compound are dictated by the elements from which it is made of. The size and charge of the elements have a large impact on the physical and chemical properties of the compound. The type of bonding and the arrangement of the element also manipulate the properties of the compound....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course GENERAL chm 110 taught by Professor Wilk during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '11