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Are sugar and table salt and gold compounds or elements?

Answer

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01/10/2013

Sugar and salt are compunds

Gold is an element

Household sugar is sucrose, it is made from carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen; with the formula C12H22O11, it is a glucose and a fructose molecule bonded together.

Table salt is sodium chloride, NaCl, made from a sodium and a chlorine atom bonding together.

Gold is just gold ,Au.