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34 Cards in this Set

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a purification process in which a liquid evaporates and then condensed again to a liquid; used to separate dissolved solids from liquids or liquids from liquids according to boiling points
a substance that can be separated into simpler substances (elements, or other compounds)only by chemical reaction
matter which has a definite shape and volume
analytical chemistry
the study of the compound of substance
a carefully controlled, repeatable procedure for gathering data to test a hypothesis
any part of a system with uniform composition and properties
a form of matter that flows,has a fixed volume, and takes the shape of its container
physcial change
an alteration of a substance that does not affect its chemical composition
a homogeneous mixture
physcial property
a quality of a substance that can be observed or measured without changing the substance chemical composition
physcial chemistry
the study of the theoetical basis of chemical behavior,relying on mathematics and physics
law of conservation of mass
energy is neither created nor destroyed in an ordinary chemical or physical process
a combination of two or more substances that are not chemically combined
a thoroughly tested model that explains why experiments give certain results
humongeneous mixture
a mixture that is completely uniform in composition, its components are not distinguishable
chemical reaction
the changing of substances to other substances by the breaking of old bonds and the formation of new bonds
the amount of matter that an object contains; the SI base unit is mass kilogram
matter that has no definite shape or volume; it adopts the shape and volume of its container
a substance formed in a chemical reaction
organic chemistry
the study of compounds that contain the element carbon
scientific law
a concise statement that summarizes the results
a sample of matter having a uniform and definite composition, it can be either an element or a compound
a substance that cannot be changed into simpler substance under normal laboratory conditions
chemical symbol
a one or two letter representation of an element
inorganic chemistry
the study of substances that do not contain carbon
bio - chemistry
the study of composition and the changes of composition in living organism
a substance in the gaseous state that is ordinarily at (room temperature)a liquid or solid
a descriptive model used to explain observation
anything that takes up space and has mass
chemical property
the ability of a substance to under-go chemical reactions and to form new substances
heterogeneous mixture
a mixture that is not uniform in composition; its components are really distinguished
the study of the structure, properites, and compositons of substances, and the changes that substances undergo
a starting substance in a chemical reaction
scientific method
an approach to the solution of scientific problems