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Unformatted text preview: 6 CHEM 6A: General Chemistry CHEM 6A: General Chemistry Prof. Magde, dmagde@ucsd.edu Prof. Magde, dmagde@ucsd.edu 534-3199 534-3199 1. What is Chemistry? 1. What is Chemistry? The scientific study of ordinary matter The scientific study of ordinary matter as we experience it on the surface of as we experience it on the surface of the earth. the earth. Matter and change. Physical and Matter and change. Physical and chemical changes. chemical changes. 2. So what is a scientific study? 2. So what is a scientific study? The invention and testing of models The invention and testing of models of the world we experience around of the world we experience around us. us. Quantitative: units and Quantitative: units and sig sig . figs. . figs. Copyright: 2010 Prof. Magde 6 Review in Chapter 1 Review in Chapter 1 States of matter: solids: definite volume and keep their shapes liquids: definite volume, but adapt to fill a container gases: fill their container and also have no volume, expand as needed a closed container...
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