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What is a homogeneous mixture?
homogeneous mixture is the opposite of a heterogeneous mixture:
It is a mixture where it can not be observed different components to
the naked eye after shaking.
Example of homogeneous mixture: water and syrup
The following figure shows a
mixture of water syrup
Firstly the syrup is slowly poured into water and tends to sink to the
bottom of the test tube ( because of its density ). Water and syrup can
be distinguished but after shaking there are only a red liquid whose
different component can't be observed separately to the naked eye: It
is therefore an homogeneous mixture
Other examples of homogeneous mixtures
Water can form homogeneous mixtures with other liquids such as alcohol
Some solids can be dissolved into water to form a homogeneous mixture.
Example: salt, sugar, anhydrous copper sulfate.
Some gases can also dissolve in water as oxygen (essential for aquatic
life) or carbon dioxide in carbonated beverages.
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