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Mixtures, separation methods, and pure substances

Mixture 2 or more types of matter that have been physically combined, but not chemically changed.
Heterogeneous Mixture A mixture that does not look the same throughout.
Homogeneous Mixture A mixture that looks the same throughout.
Solution A mixture in which 2 substances are evenly mixed
Solute The substance that is dissolved in a solvent (solid)
Solvent The substance in which a solute dissolves (liquid)
Suspension Cloudy mixture of 2 or more substances that settle out when left standing for some time
Emulsion A suspension made up of 2 liquids
Colloid A special kind of suspension that does not separate or settle out.
Transparent Allows light to pass through easily
Translucent Semitransparent
Opaque Not see-through; light cannot pass through it
Filtration Separation of particles in suspension using a filter
Distillation Separation of solids from a liquid by evaporating the liquid to a gas, and condensing it back to a liquid.
Miscible Mixable
Immiscible Not mixable
Created by: mtangjohnson211b