Question by  Catherine34 (54)

Can you tell me the difference between salt and potassium?

I do not know the difference in salt and potassium.


Answer by  Jon44 (87)

Salt or table salt is a combination of two elements-Sodium and Chloride. Potassium is an element not combined with another element. Any element combined with the element Chloride can be called a salt. Postassium chloride is a salt and used as a substitute for table salt.


Answer by  mikeydaddy (36)

Salt can best be described as a compound made up of potassium and chloride. Potassium in itself is an element that is needed to make salt


Answer by  kf4vkp (295)

Salt, which is a word used to compounds with metals and non-metals. Table salt is made of sodium and chloride. Potassium is a metal, and can be made into salts. Potassium Chloride can be used as a substitue for Sodium Chloride.

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