Problem: Scenes A–I on the next page depict various types of matter on the atomic scale. Choose the correct scene(s) for each of the following:(a) A mixture that fills its container(b) A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler ones(c) An element with a very high resistance to flow(d) A homogeneous mixture(e) An element that conforms to the walls of its container and displays an upper surface(f) A gas consisting of diatomic particles(g) A gas that can be broken down into simpler substances(h) A substance with a 2/1 ratio of its component atoms(i) Matter that can be separated into its component substances by physical means(j) A heterogeneous mixture(k) Matter that obeys the law of definite composition

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We are given the various types of matter depicted on the atomic scale:

We are asked to choose from the given statements that best describe each depiction.

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Scenes A–I on the next page depict various types of matter on the atomic scale. Choose the correct scene(s) for each of the following:

(a) A mixture that fills its container

(b) A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler ones

(c) An element with a very high resistance to flow

(d) A homogeneous mixture

(e) An element that conforms to the walls of its container and displays an upper surface

(f) A gas consisting of diatomic particles

(g) A gas that can be broken down into simpler substances

(h) A substance with a 2/1 ratio of its component atoms

(i) Matter that can be separated into its component substances by physical means

(j) A heterogeneous mixture

(k) Matter that obeys the law of definite composition


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