Syllabus Objectives – Elements, Compounds, Mixtures

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Elements, Compounds and Mixtures I can do this!
(a) Define an element.  
(b) Define a compound.  
(c) Define a mixture.  
(d) Describe the differences between elements, compounds and mixtures.
(e) Using a Periodic Table, identify the name of element given its symbol and vice versa.  
(f) Deduce the formula of a simple compound from the relative numbers of atoms present and vice versa.
(g) Compare the properties of metals, non-metals and metalloids.
(h) Define an atom.  
(i) Define a molecule.  
(j) Describe thermal decomposition and electrolysis as the chemical processes to decompose a compound.