Beach sand, air with clouds, oil and vinegar, granite and pizza are five examples of heterogeneous mixtures. This is because they all have components that stay separated when put together. More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures

Heterogeneous mixture is a term used in chemistry to describe a mixture of substances that are not uniformly distributed. In a heterogeneous mixture, the various components can be easily picked out from one another. More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures

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 »

A suspension is a heterogeneous mixture that has particles held in a liquid or gas that are not dissolved, such as sand in water, oil in water and smoke in air. The key characteristic that differentiates a suspension mix... More »

Some examples of mixtures include metal alloys containing two or more metals, salt dissolved in water, air containing various gases, sand mixed with tiny rocks and pebbles, and trail mix with different types of nuts and ... More »

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 »

Examples of mixtures include sand and sugar, alcohol and water, and flour and sugar. A mixture is a combination of two or more substances in which each substance retains its own chemical identity. More »