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 »

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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 »

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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 »

By definition, the term solution in chemistry refers to a homogeneous mixture. The mixture can include two or more different substances. Solutions can also exist in liquid, solid or gaseous states. More »

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A solution, as used in chemistry, is defined as a homogeneous mixture of one or more solutes dissolved in a solvent. Both solutes and solvents can exist as a solid, liquid or gas. More »

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In chemistry, a suspension is a heterogeneous mixture in which one substance is dispersed throughout a substance in another phase, and in which the particles of the first substance are between 0.00002 and 0.00004 of an i... More »

Colligative properties are properties in chemistry that can only be applied to solutions. These properties depend on the ratio of the solute to the solvent in the solution and get numerically larger or smaller if the rat... More »