To prepare 

A) Mixture.    B). A compound 

Using iron fillings and sulphur powder and distinguish between these on basis of 

1) appearance 

2) behavior toward magnet

3) effect of heat

Asked by ms646632 | 13th Jun, 2018, 01:48: PM

Expert Answer:

Mixture is obtained when two or more compounds are mixed in any proportion which cab be separate by physical methods.
 
 
Compound- It is a substance which is composed of two or more substances that combined chemically in a fixed ratio.
 
A mixture of iron fillings and sulphur powder can be obtained by mixing it in a petridish.
 
When iron fillings and sulphur powder are mixed in china dish and heated, a compound of iron filling and sulphur is formed.
 

 

 

Mixture

Compound

Appearance

Heterogeneous, as iron fillings in sulphur powder are visible.

Homogeneous, as iron fillings in sulphur powder are not visible. A single black substance is formed.

Behavior towards magnet

Iron fillings cling to the magnet.

No particle attaches to the magnet.

Effect of Heat

A black substance is formed.

No change.

 
 
 

Answered by Varsha | 13th Jun, 2018, 04:34: PM