• anonymous
PLZZ HELP MEDAL AND FAN Ancient Chinese philosophers divided matter into five elements: fire, wood, metal, earth, and water. They believed these things made up all of nature. What knowledge do scientists have now that show earth and water are not elements?
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  • mathwizzard3
Scientists know that water and earth are made up of their own elements so therefore they are not elements themselves.
  • anonymous
Water, is made up of other elements. It's H20. Same with all of the others, they can be broken down, sooooooooo the are all not elements.

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