Problem: Classify each of the following as a pure substance or a mixture. If a mixture, indicate whether it is homogeneous or heterogeneous.(a) air

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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

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


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Classify each of the following as a pure substance or a mixture. If a mixture, indicate whether it is homogeneous or heterogeneous.

(a) air

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