Problem: A blood sample contains several different types of cells, each of which contains different combinations of specific ions and molecules. The cells are suspended in water, and the water also contains many molecules and ions. Which term or terms could be used to describe this sample of blood?Matter can be classified into several categories. All substances are either pure chemical substances or mixtures. Mixtures can be separated into their component parts through physical means, whereas pure chemical substances require chemical or nuclear reactions to separate them.Pure chemical substances can be further divided into elements or compounds.Mixtures can be either heterogeneous or homogeneous. Homogeneous mixtures are also called solutions

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A blood sample contains several different types of cells, each of which contains different combinations of specific ions and molecules. The cells are suspended in water, and the water also contains many molecules and ions. Which term or terms could be used to describe this sample of blood?

Matter can be classified into several categories. All substances are either pure chemical substances or mixtures. 

Mixtures can be separated into their component parts through physical means, whereas pure chemical substances require chemical or nuclear reactions to separate them.

Pure chemical substances can be further divided into elements or compounds.

Mixtures can be either heterogeneous or homogeneous. Homogeneous mixtures are also called solutions

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