Chem 184 Chapter 1 Outline

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Chapter 1:   Chemistry: The Study of Change Concepts to Master: The scientific method Classification and states of matter Properties of matter Handling numbers, solving problems 1.1: Chemistry, A Science for the Twenty-First Century Chemistry  is the study of matter and the changes it undergoes. Health and Medicine Energy and the Environment Materials and Technology Food and Agriculture 1.2: The Study of Chemistry 1.3: The Scientific Method The  scientific method  is a systematic approach to research. Data should be: Qualitative , consisting of general observations about the system. Quantitative , comprising numbers obtained by various measurements of the system. Based on the data a  hypothesis , or tentative explanation for a set of observations, is formulated. law  is a concise verbal or mathematical statement of a relationship between phenomenon that is always the  same under the same conditions.
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