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What is an element?

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February 10, 2018 6:09AM

An element is a pure substance that contains atoms or molecules of a particular substance. It cannot be broken down into two or more elements. They exist in their pure state.

E.g. Gold- it consists of only gold atoms in its pure state, not of any other substance unless combined with anything else.

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