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Chemistry

the study of substances and elements as they combine to form new substances

Matter

anything that takes up space and has mass

Space

has volume, is 3-dimensional, fits stuff within

Mass

the amount of atoms contained

Element

different kinds of atom

Atom

greek derivative, cannot be divided any further

Atom

contains subatomic particles (protons, neutrons, electrons)

Qualitative

description that uses words

Quantitative

uses numbers to describe

Accuracy

hitting the true value

Precision

hitting the same value over and over again

Biochemistry

chemistry of living organisms

Organic Chemistry

uses carbon with few others such as chonps

Chonps

carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorous, sulfur

Inorganic Chemistry

chemistry of all elements, including carbon. Usually based on quantitative measures

Analytical

breakdown of the parts in a chemical

Percent Error

amount of error in an experiment

Experiment

a test for a statement

Hypothesis

a statement which can be tested

Science

asks questions, you must be able to test repeatedly

Theory

a hypothesis that has been tested several times, accepted to be a good prediction

Law

a theory that has been tested a lot of times

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