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Composition of Matter (one)

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element
A substance in which all atoms are the same.
compound
a substance in which two or more elements are combined in a fixed proportion.
homogeneous mixture
contains two or more substances blended evenly throughout.
heterogeneous mixture
a mixture in which different materials can easily be distinguished.
solution
a homogeneous mixture of particles too small to see with a microscope and too small to settle.
tyndall effect
the scattering of light by colloidal particles
colloid
heterogeneous mixture with large particles that never settle.
suspension
heterogeneous mixture containing a liquid in which visible particles settle
mixture
any material made of two or more substances that can be physically seperated