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- Science Made Easy Science Book
- Science Made Easy
- CBSE Class 9
Anything which occupies space and has mass is called matter.
Matter can be divided in two categories.
(i) Pure Substance: It consists of single types of particles which are same in their chemical nature.
(ii) Mixtures: Mixture consists of two or more particles.
Mixture and its types
Mixture consists of more than one kind of pure substances which can be separated by physical method.
Mixtures are of two types
(i) Homogeneous mixture
(ii) Heterogeneous mixture
(i) Homogeneous mixture: A mixture is said to be homogeneous if all the components of the
mixture are uniformly mixed and there are no boundaries of separation between them.
Ex: Sugar in water, etc.
(ii) Heterogeneous mixtures: A mixture is said to be heterogeneous if all the components of the
mixture are not uniformly mixed and there are visible boundaries of separation between them
Ex: Water and sand, Air etc.
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