List five characteristics by which compounds can be distinguished form mixtures.

1) Substance   A compound cannot be separated into its constituents by the physical processes. A mixture can be separated into constituents by the physical processes.
2) Way of combination Two or more components combined chemicallyTwo or more substances mixed physically
3) Ratio Combine with a fixed ratio The ratio of combination is not fixed.
4) Relation between the properties of constituent molecules and compound or mixture The properties of a compound are entirely different from those of its constituents. A mixture shows the properties of its constituents.
5) Separation The constituents of a compound can be separated by chemical methods. The constituents of a mixture can be separated by physical methods.


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Updated on: 19-Jan-2023


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