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I need help with a question about chemistry!!!!!!!!!!! I know that motor oil comes in various grades but is it a homogeneous mixture or a compound?


Motor oil, as used for lubrication in cars and other such devices, is a homogeneous mixture. It is mostly oil but it has additives in it. I hope this helps.

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