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ocean water (mixture of salt and water) ... However, if you stir sand into water, it will not dissolve. No matter how much you stir you will still be able to see the sand in the water. It is a mixture but not a solution. Solubility is the property of something dissolving. Sand is not soluble in water. Sugar is soluble.
Is Sand and Water a Mixture? |
Yes, putting sand and water together in a container is classified as a mixture. This is because the physical properties of sand and water remain unchanged when added together. A mixture occurs when the combination of two substances results in no chemical reaction and can be separated back into its ...