What is matter? by: eleazar huerta

Matter: Physical substance in general,as distinct from mind and spirit.

Pure substance:within chemistry is a very simple concept to grasp.

Element:substance with atoms that are all alike

Compound:a thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture.

mixture:a substance made by mixing other substances together.

Homogeneous:of the same kind; alike.

Solution:homogenous mixture, remains constantly and uniformly mixed and has particles that are so small they cannot be seen with a microscope.

Heterogeneous:diverse in character or content.

suspension:heterogeneous mixture containing a liquid,and in which visible particles slowly settle due to gravity.

colloid:heterogeneous mixture whose particles never settle.


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