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A system in which matter may circulate, but may not enter or leave.
The addition of matter, energy, or information to a system.
A simplified representation of a system. Models are useful for studying systems that are too big, too small, or too dangerous to study directly.
The amount of work that can be done by a force.
A system in which matter may flow in and out, as opposed to a closed system in which matter may not flow in or out.
Anything that takes up space (volume) and has mass.
Matter, energy, or information that flows out of a system.
Recurring events or objects that repeat in a predictable manner.
The subset of interrelated parts within the larger system.
An assemblage of interrelated parts or conditions through which matter, energy, and information flow.
The amount of matter in an object.
The amount of space an object takes up.