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What is sampling error

  1. Oct 29, 2012 #1
    Why do you have to use a homogenous mixture in an experiment what are the disadvantages of using a heterogenous mixture?
     
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  3. Oct 29, 2012 #2

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    Mixture of what, in which experiment?

    My guess: If you use some specific amount of a heterogenous mixture, the ratio of the components inside (in that specific amount) might differ due to random fluctuations.
     
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