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What can a drop of liquid mercury be described as? a pure substance and a compound an impure substance that is reactive an impure substance that is unreactive a pure substance and an element

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Melissa Norris on April 24, 2018

Correct answer: a pure substance and a elementReason:In a drop of mercury (Hg) in general, there is no impurity present. Therefore, what is known as a pure substance. In addition, the element refers to a chemical substance composed of only one type of atom. In the present case, since there is only one kind of atom, that is to say, Hg. Therefore, it is referred to as an Element.


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