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Is Air a Homogeneous or Heterogeneous mixture?

Answer

  • A homogeneous mixture is one which is made up of uniformly distributed components throughout the mixture.
  • A heterogeneous mixture is one where the components are not uniformly distributed and they can be separated easily by taking samples.
  • Air is made up of various different gases, such as: Nitrogen - 78.09%, Oxygen - 20.95%, Argon - 0.93%, Carbon dioxide - 0.04%.
  • So, the air is a homogeneous mixture.

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