Differentiate between homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures with examples

Answer

 

Homogeneous Mixture

Heterogeneous Mixture

Individual components of mixture cannot be seen and distinguished easily

Individual components of mixture can be seen and distinguished easily



They may or may not have a variable composition

(Different Particles may be in same or different ratio throughout the mixture)

They have a variable composition

(Different Particles are in different ratio throughout the mixture)



Example

  • Mixture of Sugar and Water
  • Most alloys
  • Air is a mixture of various gases

Example

  • Sand and water
  • Mixture of Salt and Iron Filings
  • Oil and Water


  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 2 Class 9 - Is Matter Around Us Pure

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