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Glossary of Chemistry Chapter 1 Test

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element
type of matter that cannot be broken down into 2 or more pure substances
compound
a pure substance that contains more than 1 element
mixture
contains 2 or more substances combined in such a way that each substance reatins its chemical identity
heterogeneous
micture in which the compsotion is the same throughout
homogeneous
nonuniform mixture in which the composition varies throughout
saturation
combined with or containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature
supersaturation
to cause (a chemical solution) to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under given conditions of temperature and pressure
unsaturated
capable of dissolving more of a solute at a given temperature
extrinsic
depends on amount
intrinsic
doesn't depend on amount

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