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Unformatted text preview: 1 CHAPTER 1 Chemical Foundations 2 An Overview of Chemistry An Overview of Chemistry Matter Matter is anything that has mass and occupies space. Chemists are interested in the nature Chemists are interested in the nature of matter and how this is related to of matter and how this is related to its atoms and molecules. its atoms and molecules. 3 3 Matter Matter Gold Gold Mercury Mercury 4 An Overview of Chemistry An Overview of Chemistry • CHEMICAL ELEMENTS CHEMICAL ELEMENTS – pure substances that cannot be decomposed pure substances that cannot be decomposed by ordinary means into other substances by ordinary means into other substances . . Sodium Bromine Aluminum 5 The Language of Chemistry The Language of Chemistry • The elements, their The elements, their names, and symbols names, and symbols are given on the are given on the PERIODIC TABLE PERIODIC TABLE • There are more than There are more than 100 elements known 100 elements known • If something is an If something is an element, it must element, it must be in periodic be in periodic table table 6...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course CHEMISRTY chem 25 taught by Professor Mitch during the Spring '10 term at Los Medanos College.

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