Is an amalgam a solution?
Short answer: Yes! Yes it very much is!
Long answer:Yes! because:
Amalgam: A solution made by a liquid in a solid.
Solution:A solute dissolved in a solvent. A mixture. Can be:
solid in solid
liquid in solid
gas in solid
solid in liquid
liquid in liquid
gas in liquid
gas in gas
Mixture: substances mixed physically. can be separated by physical methods like filtration...etc
Compound: substances mixed chemically. Can only be separated through chemical processes: heating, passing electricity through it,...etc