Problem: Which of the following is a homogeneous mixture? a. gasoline b. vegetable oil and water c. sugar dissolved in water d. a and c e. a, b, and c

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We’re being asked to identify the homogeneous mixture/s among the given.


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

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


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Which of the following is a homogeneous mixture? 

a. gasoline 

b. vegetable oil and water 

c. sugar dissolved in water 

d. a and c 

e. a, b, and c

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