flow of matter

Term Definition Example
Element pure substance with one type of particle iron, gold, oxygen
compound combination of two or more element in fixed proportions distilled water, salt, sugar
mixture two or more substances combined together salt water, orange juice, tap water, milk, chocolate chip cookie
homogeneous mixture can only see one substance apple juice, blue ink, tap water,, food colouring, black coffe
heterogeneous mixture can see two or more substances chocolate chip cookie,salad dressing, raisin bread
colloid heter mixture where particles dot settle[pass through filters] milk,mayonase
solution a homo mixture of two or more substances salt water, apple juice
suspension cloudy mixtures in which tiny particles of one substance are held with another substance italian salad dressing, orange juice with pulp
mechanical mixture an obviously heter mixture pizza, dirt
Pure substance a substance made up of one kind of matter that can combine chemically oxygen, gold, co2, pure water

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