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Describe the different types of mixture?
Difficulty: Easy

Types of mixture:

Heterogeneous mixture:

A mixture that consists of two or more visible different components is called a heterogeneous mixture.


Sand + salt, oil floating on water etc.

Homogeneous mixture:

A mixture consists of only one phase is called a homogeneous mixture.


Sugar mixed in water; salt dissolved in water. Homogeneous mixtures also have uniform composition throughout.

Note: In fact, the entire physical world is made up of mixture of elements and compounds. Most of its components are made up of molecules.