Day: May 23, 2022

how Water a compound not a mixture ?

Water is a compound and not a mixture

  • The components hydrogen and oxygen cannot be separated by physical methods such as filtration, evaporation.
  • Hydrogen and oxygen are present in a fixed proportion of 1: 8.
  • Energy changes accompany the formation of a compound i.e., heat and light are given out.
  • Properties of water are entirely different from the constituents, hydrogen and oxygen.s
  • The boiling point of water is 100oC at 76 cm Hg i.e., one atmospheric pressure.