Chemical Compound


What is a Chemical Compound

A Chemical Compound (or just compound if used in the context of chemistry) is an entity consisting of two or more atoms , at least two from different- elements; which associate via chemical bonds. There are four types of compounds, depending on how the constituent atoms are held together: molecules held together by covalent bonds, salts held together by ionic bonds, intermetallic compounds held together by metallic bonds, and certain complexes held together by coordinate covalent bonds.


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