Problem: Let a triangle represent atoms of element A and a circle represent atoms of element B. Select what is shown on each of the picturesA) a homogenous mixture of elements A and B B) the compound AB in a liquid state (molecules close together) C) the compound AB after it has undergone a physical change (such as evaporation)D) the compound after it has undergone a chemical change (such as decomposition of AB into A and B)

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We are asked to select what is shown on the picture.


Circles and triangles are pretty evenly distributed throughout the sample. 


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Let a triangle represent atoms of element A and a circle represent atoms of element B. Select what is shown on each of the pictures

A random sample of isolated triangles and circles.


A) a homogenous mixture of elements A and B 

B) the compound AB in a liquid state (molecules close together) 

C) the compound AB after it has undergone a physical change (such as evaporation)

D) the compound after it has undergone a chemical change (such as decomposition of AB into A and B)

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