Can a compound be separated chemically?
Also know, can a compound be separated by physical means?
A compound is a pure substance composed of two or more different atoms chemically bonded to one another. That means that it can not be separated into its constituents by mechanical or physical means and only can be destroyed by chemical means. The constituent elements in a compound are in a fixed proportion by weight.
Beside above, are compounds chemically combined? Elements can be chemically combined into compounds, therefore, a compound consists of two or more elements combined, in definite proportions, by chemical means. Compounds may be formed by combining atoms of their constituent elements by ionic bonds or by covalent bonds.
In respect to this, what can be separated chemically?
Mixtures are physically combined structures that can be separated into their original components. A chemical substance is composed of one type of atom or molecule. A mixture is composed of different types of atoms or molecules that are not chemically bonded.
What is an example of a compound?
A compound is a substance that is made up of two or more elements. Some examples of compounds include the following: water, carbon dioxide, and table salt.