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What is a compound?

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A compound is a mixture of two or more elements that are chemically fused together.

For instance there are many compounds in chemistry, in fact the majority of things that are not just a base element are therefore a compound of different elements. When it is two metals it is called an alloy.

A compound for instance of sodium and chlorine is sodium chloride, or salt.

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