Corn oil and white vinegar are homogeneous mixtures, but when mixed together in making salad dressing, they form a heterogeneous mixture. In this resulting mixture, both components can be seen — vinegar as the bottom lay... More » Science Chemistry

Pure air is a homogeneous mixture made primarily of nitrogen and oxygen. Its elements are not readily separated or distinguished from one another. The composition of air is not uniform and may be influenced by environmen... More » Science Earth Science Atmosphere

Heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures are identified by the level at which the mixtures blend together. Visible indications of different components within a mixture denote a heterogeneous mixture, while a uniform, singl... More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures
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