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Is there more than one element?
yes - compound
no - element
polyotomic ion
ion that has more than one type of atom
colloid
particles too small to settle out
anion
negatively charged ion; more electrons than protons
Suspension: homo/heterogeneous?
heterogeneous
molecule
smallest unit of a PURE substance that retains the properties of the substance
chemical reaction
bonds break and form to result in new materials
Can be separated by filter: solution, colloid, or suspension?
colloid, suspension
Can be separated by membrane: solution, colloid or suspension?
colloid, suspension
Colloid: homo/heterogeneous?
heterogeneous
ion
charged atoms
Settle: solution, colloid or suspension?
suspension
solvent
molecule representing majority of the solution
cation
positively charged ion; more protons than electrons
solute
molecule representing minority of the solution
suspension
particles large enough that they settle out and can be removed (filter)
chemical bond
"glue" that holds atoms together
Solution: homo/heterogeneous?
homogeneous
atom
simplest form of matter
density
measure of the "compactness" of a material
Can different parts be seen?
yes - heterogeneous mixture
no - homogeneous
Tyndall effect: solution, colloid or suspension?
colloid, suspension
Is it pure?
yes - substance
no - mixture (solution)