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Study Guide : 1.1, 1.3, 3.7

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Chemistry
the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
the study of the composition of matter and the changes that matter undergoes
Chemical
any substance that has a defined composition
Conclusion
a summary of the results of the experiment and a statement of how the results relate to the hypothesis
Data
information gathered from observations
Hypothesis
an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or observations and that can be tested
Law
a summary of many experimental results and observations; a law tells how things work
Mass
the amount of matter in an object
Matter
objects that of which have mass and occupies space
Procedure
a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
Scientific Method
a series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions
Theory
well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations
A supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, esp. one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained
Unit
any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Volume
the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
Weight
a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object