How are mixtures differentfrom elemnts an compounds?

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Elements are the pure substances which consist of only one type of particles. These particles can be atoms or molecules. For example  Hydrogen gas consists of Hydrogen molecules (formed from two atoms of Hydrogen)  and  Carbon is made up of only carbon atoms .

A compound is a pure substance which consists of two or more atoms of different elements, combined in a fixed ratio by mass. The properties of a compound are  different from that of the combining elements. Some examples of compound include sodium chloride (formed from sodium and chlorine), water (formed from atoms of two elements-oxygen and hydrogen), ammonia etc.

Mixture  is a combination of two or more substances that are not chemically united and do not exist in fixed proportions to each other. In simple terms, the composition of a mixture is not fixed. For example a mixture of sugar in water. 

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Elements are composed of a single atom.

Compounds are composed of two different atoms that are chemically bound together.

Mixtures are composed of two or more elements and/or compounds physically intermixed together.

  this is the main difference, i guess.
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MIXTURE: It is the blend of two or more substance, each of which retains its identity. All components in a mixture do not chemically react. The separation of a mixture in its components is made by physical means

COMPOUND: a Compound can be separated by only chemical means.
               It is a substance made up of two or more elements which are chemically combined. separation of a compound with components is possible only by chemical means.
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