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Mixtures & Compounds

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Mixture   A physical combination of two or more substances that are blended together without forming a new substance. Examples: fruit cocktail, cereal, salt water, cement, chocolate milk, sand.  
Emulsion   A type of colloid in which one liquid is spread through another.  
Colloid   A special type of MIXTURE in which the particles of one mineral are scattered through another and BLOCK the passage of light WITHOUT settling out.  
Compound   Any substance that is formed by the CHEMICAL combination of two or more ELEMENTS and acts like a SINGLE substance. Examples: Sugar, table salt, baking soda.  
Solution   A MIXTURE of substances that are blended so completely that the mixture looks the same everywhere, even under a microscope. Examples: lemonade, powdered fruit drink.  
Suspension   MIXTURES in which suspended particles can easily be seen.  
Ways to separate a MIXTURE   Physically, by magnetism, evaporation, sifting, sorting, let liquids settle.  
How can a COMPOUND be separated?   CHEMICALLY, that is, compounds can be broken apart into simpler substances by chemical reactions. Compounds have different properties than the elements that make them up.  


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