What is Matter? jesus farias

matter is classified as a pure substance or mixture

pure substances

pure substances; substances that are made up of only type of atom


what are compounds

compound; a pure substance composed of two or more different atoms chemically bonded to one another

like salt

element; a substance consisting of atom which all have the same number of protons - i.e. the same atomic number


mixtures; a combination of two or more pure substances

there are two types of mixtures

homogeneous & heterogeneous

homogeneous; a solid, liquid or gaseous mixture that has the same proportions of its component throughout a given sample

like sprite

heterogeneous; made of different substances that remain physically separate

solutions; a homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances

colloids; a mixture in which one substance of microscopically dispersed insoluble particles is suspended throughout another substance


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