Problem: Classify each of the following as a pure substance, a solution, or a heterogeneous mixture:a wood plank

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In this problem, we are asked to classify if a wood plank is a pure substance, a solution, or a heterogeneous mixture

Recall that matter is also classified according to its composition:

  • A pure substance is made up of only one component, and its composition is constant, it does not change from one sample to another.
    • It could either be an element or a compound.
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Classify each of the following as a pure substance, a solution, or a heterogeneous mixture:

a wood plank

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