Is a cake a compound or mixture?

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swatisakk | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

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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.

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kavya--kammana | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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The cake as a whole can't be called as a compound, but it is the MIXTURE of several compounds.

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