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A mixture of crystals of salt and sugar is added to water and stirred until all solids have dissolved. Which statement best describes the resulting mixture? (1) The mixture is homogeneous and can be separated by filtration. (2) The mixture is homogeneous and cannot be separated by filtration. (3) The mixture is heterogeneous and can be separated by filtration. (4) The mixture is heterogeneous and cannot be separated by filtration.

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ElyseMerkle

The mixture is homogenous and cannot be separated by filtration, because the salt and sugar may be filtered out of the water but the two cannot be separated by filtration alone, unless you have some really accurate filters.

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