Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 13

Answer

A heterogeneous mixture has an uneven composition with varying concentrations of its components in various parts of the mix. A homogeneous mixture has the same composition all the way through and has no identifiable variations.

Work Step by Step

Homogeneous mixtures have a uniform composition throughout, like water and salt. Heterogeneous mixtures do not stay uniform, like oil and water.
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