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30 Cards in this Set

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A solution is...
... homogenous
What is volume
3D space that an object occupies
the branch of chemistry that deals with Carbon containing compounds
the branch of chemistry that deals with non-Carbon compounds
The branch of Chemistry that deals with properties and changes of matter in relation to energy
Physical Chemistry
The branch of Chemistry that deals with identifying compunds and compostion of matter
Analytical Chemistry
What is theological development
improve quality of life
The branch of Chemistry that deals with substances and processes im living things
The branch of Chemistry that deals with the use of computers and math to understand principles
Theoretical Chemistry
What is Chemistry
the study of the compostion, structure, and properties of matter and the changes it undergoes
What are natural sciences 2 branches?
Biological studies and physical studies
CHemistry is _______________ to all sciences
What is Basic research?
Research that increases knowledge and has chance discoveries
What is applied research?
driven by the desire to solve a problem
What is mass
The measure of the amount of matter
What is matter?
anything that has mass and takes up space
What is matter made up of?
What is an element?
pure substances made up of one type of atom
What is a compound?
substance made up of 2 or more elements that are chemically bonded
What do compounds consist of?
What are Extensive Properitys? example
properties that depend on the amount of amtter present.... volume, mass, energy
What are intusive properties?.... example
do not depend on amount of matter present... melting and boiling pts
examples of physical change
cutting, grinding, melting, boiling CHANGE OF STATE
example of physical properites
melting and boiling pt
what is a plasma?
high temp physical state of matter in which atoms lose their electrons
what is a chemical property?
relates to the substances ability to undergo changes that transform it into diff substances
2 classificatoins of matter
pure substances and mixturs
chaaracteristics of metals
malleability, ductile, and tensile strenght
characteristics of nonmetals
poor conductor of electricity, most are gases at room temp
characteristics of metalloids
solid at room temp, less malleable than metals, and less brittle than nonmetals