Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 2 - Problems: 2.7

Answer

A mixture is a material system made up of two or more different substances which are mixed but are not combined chemically; thus, it has no definite radiometric contribution. On the other hand, a compound is a substance formed when two or more chemical elements are chemically bonded together, where the elements are always present in fixed ratios.

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