Study Sheet for Chem Final

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Study Sheet for Chemistry Final Chapter 1 1. The Scientific Method a. Originated in the 17 th century by such people as Galileo, Francis Bacon, Robert Boyle, and Isaac Newton b. Natural laws are concise statements, often in the mathematical form, about natural phenomena c. The from of reasoning in which a general statement or natural law in inferred from a set of observations is called induction d. A hypothesis is a tentative explanation of a natural law e. A theory is a model or way of looking at nature that can be used to explain natural laws and make further predictions about natural phenomena f. The scientific method is the combination of observation, experimentation, and the formulation of laws, hypotheses, and theories 2. Properties of Matter a. Matter is anything that occupies space and displays the properties of mass and inertia b. Composition refers to the parts or components of a sample of matter and their relative proportions c. Properties are those qualities or attributes that we can use to distinguish
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