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13 terms

Chemistry Set 3

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density
the amount of matter in a given space
D=M/V
solubility
the ability of one substance to dissolve in another at a given temperature and pressure.
melting point
the temperature at which a substance changes from a solid to a liquid
boiling point
the temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to a gas
specific heat
the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade
solution
mixture of two or more substances in which the molecules of the substances are evenly distributed
physical change
a change in a substance that does not involve a change in the identity of the substance
chemical change
a change in which one or more substances combine or break apart to form new substances
chemical reaction
the process by which one or more substances change to produce one or more different substances
precipitate
A SOLID THAT FORMS from a solution during a chemical reaction
reactant
the elements or compounds that enter into a chemical reaction
product
element or compound produced by a chemical reaction
Law of Conservation of Matter
a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system