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Mixtures can be classified as either homogeneous or heterogeneous. Compounds cannot be

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9781439049402 | Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste ISBN: 9781439049402 426

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Problem 10

Mixtures can be classified as either homogeneous or heterogeneous. Compounds cannot be classified in this way. Why not? In your answer, explain what is meant by heterogeneous and homogeneous.

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Chapter 1 - Chemistry & Measurement Matter - anything that has mass and takes up space ~Mixture (two or more different substances physically mixed but not chemically combined) • Homogenous - mixed together Example: Milk • Heterogenous - separates Example: Salad Dressing ~Pure Substances (matter that has a fixed or definite composition) • Compounds - two or more elements Examples: Water H2O, Carbon Dioxide CO2 • Elements - can’t be broken down into simpler means; composed of atoms Examples: Carbon, Sodium Intensive Properties - independent of how much matter something has Examples: Density, Melting Point, Boiling Point Extensive Properties - depend on how much matter something has Examples: Mass, Volume, Length, Weight Significant Figures -

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
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Author: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste
ISBN: 9781439049402

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