Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 41c: 35


heterogeneous mixture

Work Step by Step

In this problem, the mixture is heterogeneous since the solution is not uniform throughout. Iron and sand are not different in size, nor are they different in melting point. However, since iron is magnetic, a magnet can be used to separate the two substances.
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