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.
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 -