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9 Cards in this Set

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Six branches of chemistry?
organic, inorganic, biochemistry, analytical, phyical,theoretical
organic chemistry?
study of most carbon containing compounds
inorganic chemistry?
study of non-organic substances many of which have organic fragments bonded to metal
physical chemistry?
study of properties and changes of matter and their relation to energy
analytical chemistry?
indentification of components and composition of materials
study of substances and processes occuring in living things
theoretical chemistry?
use of math and computers understand principles behind observed chemical behavior and to desin and predict properties of new compounds
any substance that has a definite composition
basic research
carried out to increase knowledge such as how and why a specific reacton occurs and what the properties of a substance are. Ex: chance discoveries.