Why is sodium chloride not considered a mixture?

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Sodium chloride (NaCl) is a unique substance, a compound formed by a chemical bond.
A mixture involve the existence of min. two different substances.
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Is sodium chloride a mixture?

No, it is a compound, hence it is a pure substance. A mixture has no definite composition of constituents but sodium chloride has always a fixed composition i.e. one atom of s

Is sodium chloride a mixture or substance?

Sodium chloride, NaCl, is a compound, which is a pure substance. It is a compound because sodium ions and chloride ions chemically bond to each other to form the ionic compo

Why is sodium chloride a compound and not a mixture?

Sodium chloride is a compound and not a mixture because it is a pure substance which cannot be separated physically. Mixtures contain components which are not chemically bonde