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A homogeneous mixture is one where all the components are uniformly distributed and a heterogeneous mixture is one where the components have localized regions with different properties. The difference simply lies in how ... More »

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The main difference between a heterogeneous mixture and a homogeneous mixture is the degree to which the materials are mixed together. Generally speaking, a heterogeneous mixture is less well integrated than a homogenous... More »

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Heterogeneous mixtures that never settle are called colloids. Colloidal dispersions, as they are known in chemistry, remain evenly distributed without settling out. Examples include butter, milk, smoke, fog, ink and pain... More »

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A mechanical mixture is one that can be separated through mechanical means, such as a magnet or a centrifuge. Mechanical mixtures are not chemically bonded. More »

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Diffusion is the result of the random thermal movement of molecules, and it involves molecules spreading from regions of high concentration into regions of low concentration. The three types of diffusion are simple, chan... More »

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Some properties of brass include excellent thermal conductivity, significant strength at low temperatures, the ease at which it bends and an electrical conductivity between 23 and 44 percent of copper's. The term "brass"... More »

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Gasoline may freeze at temperatures between negative 40 degrees Fahrenheitand negative 58 F. The exact freezing temperature depends on the properties of the individual constituents in gasoline. More »

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