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Is a cake a compound or mixture?
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A cake is a compound. It may seem as a mixture however, as it is subject to substantial amount of heat while being baked, various ingredients react to one another and change their physical properties. A mixture can be separated by physical means but a compound, in this context, the cake, cannot be separated physically into its original ingredients.
Posted by swatisakk on August 23, 2012 at 11:11 AM (Answer #1)
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The cake as a whole can't be called as a compound, but it is the MIXTURE of several compounds.
Posted by smart-kavya on August 23, 2012 at 1:32 PM (Answer #2)
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