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Infographic Contest Winner
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THe TYPeS AND HOW TO TeLL
Conceived by Aaron Herrera & Emerald Rawls
Hello! My name is Drippy, and Iʻm here to tell you about mixtures.
While this topic may seem simple, there are actually many different
outcomes from mixing things together. Four, to be specific: solutions,
suspensions, colloids, and emulsions. But donʻt worry. With my help,
identifying and understanding these four types will be easy as π
Solute: the smaller part of the
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Solvent: the major part of the
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•Completely d e v l o s s i d to
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• Canʻt be filtered or separated without heat
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• Light spreads
out when shone
• May be transparent or cloudy.
• Mixture of solid particles dispersed in a liquid.
• Can be separated
by filtering the
• Type of colloid where dispersion is helped by an emulsifier. • Forced mixture.
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