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Chapter 2- The Properties of Matter
Terms in this set (23)
a characteristic that helps identify an object
3 examples of properties are
solid, yellow, long
How many properties give a GOOD description?
You measure the volume of a liquid with a ______________ ________________.
curved surface of a liquid
all grauated cylinder are _____________________.
How much does the first graduated cylinder have??
Scientists will also use _____________ to measure things for prperties.
A measure of the force of gravity on an object
the metric unit weight
an instrument used to measure mass
a small object that is used with a balance to determine mass
You find the mass of an object by using a ________________.
How much does the second graduated cylinder have?
How do you find volume?
length x width x height
a measure of how tightly the matter of a substance in is packed into a given volume.
How do you calculate density?
Mass measures how much _______ is in an object
IMPORTANT properties of matter...
mass, volume, density
a round glass or plastic cylinder used to measure the volume of liquids
Displacement of Water
method of measuring the volume of an irregularly shaped object
a measure of how tightly the matter of a substance is packed into a given volume
What is the formula for density?
Density = mass/volume
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