Compounds are chemical substances made up of two or more elements that are chemically bound together in a fixed ratio. Compounds can be defined as substances consisting of 2 or more different types of elements in a fixed ratio of its atoms. When the elements combine, some individual property of the elements is lost and the newly formed compound has new properties.
Examples of compound
- Methane (CH4) is a compound in which one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms are chemically bonded together.
- Sodium chloride is a salt or ionic compound consisting of one sodium atom and one chlorine atom