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ch. 4 vocab

elements, compounds, and mixtures

TermDefinition
element a substance that cannot be separated or broken into simpler substances by chemical means
pure substance a sample of matter, either a single substance or a single compound, that has definite chemical and physical property's
metal an element that is shiny and that conducts heat and electricity well
nonmetal an element that conducts heat and electricity poorly
metalloid an element that has property's of both metal and nonmetal
compound a substance made up of atoms or two or more different elements joined by chemical bounds
mixture a combination of two or more substances that are not chemically combined
solution a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances uniformly dispersed throughout a single phase
solute in a solution, the substance that dissolves in the solvent
solvent in a solution, the substance in which the solute dissolves
concentration in a solution, the substance in which the solute dissolves
concentration the amount of a particular substance In a given amount of mixture, solution, or ore
solubility the ability of one substance to dissolve in another at a given temp of pressure
suspension a mixture consisting in which particles of a material are more or less evenly dispersed throughout a liquid or gas
colloid a mixture consisting of tiny particles that are intermediate in size between those in solution and that are suspended in liquid, solid, or gas
Created by: amber12806