Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 2 - Matter and Change - 2.2 Mixtures - 2.2 Lesson Check - Page 41: 14


A part of sample with uniform composition and properties is a phase. A homogeneous mixture consists of a single phase. A heterogeneous mixture contains of two or more phases.

Work Step by Step

A homogeneous mixture is a mixture that looks alike meaning that it consist same composition. Thus it would be a substance evenly distributed (uniform) and has only one phase. A heterogeneous mixture is a mixture that looks different meaning that it consists of different compositions, thus it is a solution with two or more substances not evenly distributed (not uniform) and has two or more phase.
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