Differentiate between homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures with examples

Answer

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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 (Term 1)

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