# Would sweet tea be an example of a mixture or a compound?

##### 1 Answer
May 6, 2018

Sweet tea is an homogeneous mixture of sugar and water to a first approx.

#### Explanation:

While the tea is certainly in the same phase (hence $\text{homogeneous}$), we certainly could separate the sugar from the water by non-chemical means, i.e. by distillation, or evaporation. And thus we classify it as a mixture....