CHM 113 Lecture Quiz 1 - plan on being a Chemist? Chemistry...

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Lecture Quiz #1 (5 pts) Name: ______________________ CHM 113 Recitation Section: ____________ Dr. Ron Briggs 1. In your own words, how would you define the subject of chemistry? I would define the subject of chemistry as the study of how all things are made up. 2. According to your textbook, what is the definition of Chemistry? Since I do not have my textbook yet Wikipedia defines chemistry as the science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter, as well as the changes it undergoes during chemical reactions. 3. Why in the world does somebody need to learn about Chemistry, especially if they don’t
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Unformatted text preview: plan on being a Chemist? Chemistry is all around us all the time, there is no escaping it. Learning chemistry is important for many reasons; it helps explain the composition of pretty much everything in our world. Just having a basic understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry helps us to understand how so many things in our world come to be. No matter what field we choose to go into after college it can be guaranteed that we will see chemistry there, which is why it is important for us to learn about Chemistry, even if we dont plan on being a Chemist....
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