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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

Categorize each of the following as an element, a compound, or a mixture.

  1. (a) sterling silver
  2. (b) carbonated mineral water
  3. (c) tungsten
  4. (d) aspirin

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given substance has to be identified as element, compound or a mixture.

Concept Introduction:

Element: An element is consists of only one type of atom.

Compound: A compound consists of more than one type of atom, where the atoms are connected through chemical bonds and occur in a definite proportion by mass.

Mixtures: A mixture consists of two or more pure substances that can be separated by physical techniques.

Explanation

It is an alloy containing 92.5% of silver and 7.5% of other metals, usually copper

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given substance has to be identified as element, compound or a mixture.

Concept introduction:

Element: An element is consists of only one type of atom.

Compound: A compound consists of more than one type of atom, where the atoms are connected through chemical bonds and occur in a definite proportion by mass.

Mixtures: A mixture consists of two or more pure substances that can be separated by physical techniques.

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given substance has to be identified as element, compound or a mixture.

Concept introduction:

Element: An element is consists of only one type of atom.

Compound: A compound consists of more than one type of atom, where the atoms are connected through chemical bonds and occur in a definite proportion by mass.

Mixtures: A mixture consists of two or more pure substances that can be separated by physical techniques.

(d)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given substance has to be identified as element, compound or a mixture.

Concept introduction:

Element: An element is consists of only one type of atom.

Compound: A compound consists of more than one type of atom, where the atoms are connected through chemical bonds and occur in a definite proportion by mass.

Mixtures: A mixture consists of two or more pure substances that can be separated by physical techniques.

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