Problem: This image represents a particulate view of a sample of matter.Classify the sample according to its composition.

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Matter is anything that has mass and volume. Matter can be

• a pure substance which is made up of a single composition

• a mixture which has a variable composition


From the image, we can see that the matter is made up of single composition of blue and gray spheres combined in pairs. Therefore, this matter is a pure substance. Pure substances can be further classified.


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This image represents a particulate view of a sample of matter.
A sample of blue and gray spheres combined in pairs consisting of one blue sphere combined with one gray sphere.

Classify the sample according to its composition.

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