Chemistry - Mixing liquids
Think about this:
What might you call a mixture of two liquids?
Is it still a solution?
Do liquids always mix?
When two liquids mix to form a transparent solution they are said to be
miscible. When two liquids do not mix they are said to be immiscible. If
liquids do not mix, they often form layers. When these layered mixtures are
vigorously stirred they form a liquid called an emulsion, which is a milky
or cloudy mix of the two liquids.
Paint (a mixture of coloured oil in water) is a common emulsion as is milk
(a mixture of butter fats in water).
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