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Mixtures and solutions

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Substance
A single kind of matter that is pure
Compound
A substance formed by chemical union or two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion
Homogenous Mixture
Mixture that is the same throughout
Heterogenous Mixture
Mixture that is different throughout
Solution
A mixture of two or more substances in which the molecules of he substance are evenly distributed
Tyndall effect
Process by which light is reflected by larger particles in a heterogeneous mixture
Solute
Substance that is dissolved in a solvent to make a solution
Solvent
Substance in which a solute is dissolved To form a solution
Suspension
A heterogenous mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid
Colloid
A heterogenous mixture whose particles never settle
Mixture
A substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding).