Compound-A substance made up of atoms of two or more different elements joined by chemical bonds.
When compounds are formed a new substance is created.
Elements join in a specific ratio according to their masses to form a compound.
Each compound has its own chemical and physical properties.
A compound has properties that differ from those of the elements that form it.
One way to break down a compound is by a chemical change of adding heat or an electric current.
Electrolysis-The process of an electric current breaking down a compound.
Compounds found in nature are not usually the raw materials needed by industry.
Compounds found in nature help support life.