Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1133610668
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-066-3

Chapter 1 - The Foundations of Chemistry - Exercises - States of Matter - Page 37: 16


a) A substance is a material where all particles share the same properties. b) A mixture is a combination of two or more substances. c) An element is a substance that cannot be broken down into smaller particles. Elements can be found on a periodic table. d) A compound is a combination of two or more different elements in a fixed ratio.

Work Step by Step

a) An example of a substance is gold or water. b) An example of a mixture is salt water or trail mix. c) An example of an element is oxygen or argon. d) An example of a compound is $CO_2$ or $HNO_3$.
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