Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 3 - Matter and Energy - Exercises - Questions: 13


A mixture is a combination of two different substances that are not chemically bonded. The creation of a mixture creates no new substance. It is separable using physical methods.

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A compound is made of two or more elements chemically bonded to each other. It is a different substance from its constituents. Elements within a certain compound will exist in definite proportions. A compound can only be separated through chemical processes.
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