What is the difference between a homogeneous and a heterogeneous mixture?

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A homogeneous mixture consist of compounds in the same state, while a heterogeneous mixture consist of compounds in different states.

A homogeneous mixture has different compositions in different regions, while a heterogeneous mixture has the same composition throughout.

A homogeneous mixture has the same composition throughout, while a heterogeneous mixture has different compositions in different regions.

A homogeneous mixture consist of only one compound, while a heterogeneous mixture consist of two or more compounds.

 

asked May 5, 2012 in General Chemistry by Gummmys ~Expert~ (1,104 points)
    

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A homogenous mixture is uniform throughout, whereas a hetergenous mixture is not. Therefore the correct answer is C:

 

A homogeneous mixture has the same composition throughout, while a heterogeneous mixture has different compositions in different regions.

 

answered May 5, 2012 by pokemonmaster ~Expert~ (3,842 points)
selected May 5, 2012 by Gummmys

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