Problem: Which of the following are mixtures? Check all that apply.a) salt waterb) water (H2O)c) salt (NaCl)d) air (mostly N2 and O2)

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We’re being asked to identify which of the given is/are mixture(s). 


Recall that mixtures are combinations of two or more pure substances (elements or compounds).

 Mixtures are not chemically combined.


Mixtures can either be:

• Homogeneous: the components are evenly distributed and indistinguishable from each other

• Heterogenous: the components are not evenly distributed and distinguishable from each other


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Which of the following are mixtures? Check all that apply.

a) salt water

b) water (H2O)

c) salt (NaCl)

d) air (mostly N2 and O2)

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