Ch. 4 physics vocabulary Cameron

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Element

Pure substance can't be separated into simpler substances by physical or chemical means

Pure substance

Only one type of particle

Physical properties

Boiling point, melting point, density

chemical properties

Reactivity with acids

Metals

Shiney, good conductor, Malleable, ductile

Nonmetals

Dull, poor conductor, non malleable

Metalliods

Both properties of metals and nonmetals

Compound

Pure substance composed of 2 or more elements chemically combined (MUST be chemical)

Compound properties

Each has a unique set of properties

Mixture

Combination of 2 or more substances that are PHYSICALLY combined, keep original properties

Solution

Mixture that appears to be a single substance but is composed of particles of 2 or more substances that are evenly distributed among each other

Concentration

Measure of the amount of solute dissolved in a solvent

Solute

Substanced that's dissolved

Solvent

Substanced that the solute is dissolved in

Saturate

Solution that contains all the solute it can hold at a given temperature

Dilute

Not enough solute

Suspensions

Mixture in which particles of a material are dispersed throughout a liquid and gas *are large enough to settle out

Colloids

Mixture which the particles of a material *aren't large enough to settle out

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