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CONDENSATION
Changes a substance from a gas to a liquid.
SOLID
Has both definite shape and definite volume
What happens at the melting point of a substance?
The solid substance turns into a liquid.
VOLUME
The amount of space that an object takes up.


Volume = length x width x height
What process is the opposite of evaporation?
Condensation
WEIGHT
A measure of the pull of gravity on an object.
EVAPORATION
Occurs when particles escape from a nonboiling liquid and becomes a gas.
SOLUBILITY
The ability of a substance to be dissolved.
In which state of matter are the particles closest together?
In a solid state.
What is an example of a mixture?
sugar and iron fillings; sugar and water
LIQUID
has definte volume but no definite shape
DENSITY
The concentration of matter in an object.

Density = mass / volume


(/ means divided by.)
MATTER
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
GAS
Has no definite shape or definite volume
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Characteristics of a substance that can be observed or measured without changingthe substance into something else.
MASS
The amount of matter in an object.