Macro_Nano Notes - atoms or molecules which do not...

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Macroscale Nanoscale Element Cannot be broken down into simpler pure substances. Made up of only one type of atom. Compound Can be broken down into simpler pure substances. Cannot be separated by physical means. Composed of two or more elements in a fixed proportion by mass. Composed of two or more types of atoms. These atoms are in a fixed whole number ratio. Mixture Composed of two or more pure substances in variable proportions. Composed of two or more types of atoms or molecules in variable proportions. Heterogeneous Mixture Two separate phases separated by a visible boundary. Combinations of two different
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Unformatted text preview: atoms or molecules which do not intermingle. homogeneous One phase containing two or more pure substances. Combination of two different atoms or molecules which do intermingle. Atoms Smallest part of an element which retains the properties of the element. Particle composed of protons, neutrons and electrons. Element determined by proton number. Molecules Smallest part of the compound which retains the properties if the compound. Composed of fixed number of atoms. Compound determined by number and spacial arrangement of the atoms....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course CHM 2045 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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