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COMPOUND & MIXTURE
Q1) What do you mean by compound and mixture? Write difference between element
compound and mixture.
Ans) Compound:
Compound is a substance formed when two or more elements are chemically bonded
together in a fixed ratio by mass. As a result a new entirely different properties
possessing substance is formed. The type of bonds holding elements may be ionic
bonds or covalent bonds.
Example: NaCl, CuSO
4
, KBr are ionic compounds and H
2
O, CH
4
, H
2
SO
4
are covalent
compounds.
MIXTURE:
When two or more than two elements and compounds physically combined
without any fixed ratio is known as mixture. Mixtures can be separated by physical
methods such as Filtration, Evaporation, Distillation and Crystallization. There are two
main type of mixtures, homogenous mixture and heterogeneous mixture.
Homogenous mixture: In a homogenous mixture all the substances are evenly
distributed throughout the mixture.
Example: salt water, air, blood.
Heterogeneous mixture: In a heterogeneous mixture substances are not evenly
distributed.
Example: Chocolate chip cookies, pizza, rocks.
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