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Define and distinguish between matter, elements, and compounds.


Define and distinguish between matter, elements, and compounds.

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Matter, element and compound, these three things form the universe.

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Matter is anything that has mass and occupies space. Everything around us is matter. The wooden table in our room, the notebook, the plants, humans, everything is made up of matter. Matter is made of the smallest unit called atom. Large amount of atoms combine to form matter.

Element is made of the atoms of one kind. When the same kind of atoms combine to form the substance, th...

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