Problem: Classify each of the following as a pure substance or a mixture. If it is a pure substance, classify it as an element or a compound. If it is a mixture, classify it as homogeneous or heterogeneous.a. wineb. beef stewc. irond. carbon monoxide

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  • Pure Substance → made up of one component, could either be an element or a compound
    • Element → cannot be chemically broken down into a simpler substance
    • Compound → made up of 2 or more elements
  • Mixture → made up of two or more components
    • Homogeneous mixture → uniformly mixed
    • Heterogenous mixture → varied composition
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Classify each of the following as a pure substance or a mixture. If it is a pure substance, classify it as an element or a compound. If it is a mixture, classify it as homogeneous or heterogeneous.
a. wine
b. beef stew
c. iron
d. carbon monoxide

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