What is the difference between mixtures and compounds?

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There are several similarities and differences that one can find when one compares and contrast mixtures and compounds. Both mixtures and compounds contain two or more elements, and mixtures can even contain compounds. Mixtures are made of two or more elements or compounds that are physically intertwined, while compounds contain two or more elements that are bound together. The properties of mixtures are similar to the elements and compounds that comprise them. Meanwhile, the properties of compounds are different from the elements that create the compound.
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