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What are element compounds and what are their properties?
- Definition of element compounds
- Properties of element compounds
- Examples of element compounds
- What element compounds are used for

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Element compounds are used for a number of different things depending on the compound. A definition and examples of element compounds are included in the solution along with their uses.

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Element Compound : A substance composed of atoms having an identical number of protons in each nucleus. Elements cannot be reduced to simpler substances by normal chemical means. Element compounds are those compounds that only consist of one element.

Examples of Element Compounds are all metal solids (ie: Cu(s), Pb(s), Co(s), Fe(s) etc) or they could be O2(g), H2(g), P4(s)(phospohorus), or S8(s) (Sulfur), etc.

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