Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 10 - 12) Section 1.4 while completing this problem.If it is a pure substance, classify it as an element or a compound.(a) nickel(b) carbon monoxide(c) white wine(d) beef stew

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Pure substance → definite chemical composition

• element → cannot be decomposed into simpler substances

• compounds → can be decomposed into two or more elements

Mixture → combination of 2 or more pure substances

• homogeneous → same composition

• heterogeneous → different composition

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You may want to reference (Pages 10 - 12) Section 1.4 while completing this problem.

If it is a pure substance, classify it as an element or a compound.

(a) nickel

(b) carbon monoxide

(c) white wine

(d) beef stew

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