Mixture FAQs:


Q: Is mixture a material system made up of two or more different substances which are mixed but are not combined chemically?

A: Yes.

Q: Is mixture the same regardless of which sample of it is taken for the examination used?

A: Yes, and the mixture is homogeneous.

Q: Is mixture a mixture of two or more chemical substances?

A: Yes, Examples are: mixtures of sand and water or sand and iron filings, a conglomerate rock, water and oil, a portion salad, trail mix, and concrete. A mixture of powdered silver metal and powdered gold metal would represent a heterogeneous mixture of two elements.

Q: Is mixture a type of mixture in which the components can be seen?

A: Yes, as there are two or more phases present.

Q: Is mixture the one product of a mechanical blending or mixing of chemical substances like elements and compounds?

A: Yes, and without chemical bonding or other chemical change, so that each ingredient substance retains its own chemical properties and makeup.

Q: Is mixture air?

A: Yes.

Q: Is mixture a type of mixture in which the composition is uniform and every part of the solution has the same properties?

A: Yes.

Q: Are mixtures a matter of the scale of sampling?

A: Yes.