Problem: Classify each of the following molecular diagrams as a pure substance or a mixture.

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  • Pure Substance → made up of one component, could either be an element or a compound
  • Mixture → made up of two or more components
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Classify each of the following molecular diagrams as a pure substance or a mixture.The figure shows 24 yellow spheres arranged in four rows of six spheres.The figure shows two types of clusters. The first type consists of a red sphere with two fused white spheres. There are 13 clusters of the first type. The second type consists of red spheres fused with white and black spheres. There are three clusters of the second type.The figure shows one type of cluster. There are seven clusters. Each of them contains a chain consisting of four fused black spheres with ten white spheres attached.The figure shows one type of cluster. There are eight clusters. Each of them contains a chain consisting of two fused black spheres with six white spheres and one red sphere attached.

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