Module 1c

Module 1c - Copper – is malleable and can easily be hammered into various forms Sulfur – is friable if we hit it with a hammer it crushes into

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Composition of Matter and Its States Elements – the most basic chemical component Compounds – when th elements combine Mixtures – compounds mixed Chemists study the structure of matter and how it undergoes change Matter is characterized by physical and chemical properties Matter exists in pure form (elements and compounds) also mixtures Challenge – to explain when chemicals combine Physical properties Temp Mass Structure Color Taste Odor Boiling/freezing pt Hardness Conductivity Solubility Density Hardness Physical change
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Unformatted text preview: Copper – is malleable and can easily be hammered into various forms Sulfur – is friable if we hit it with a hammer it crushes into powder States Solids – strong forces between atoms Liquids – moderate forces between atoms Gases – no force between particles Some chemical properties Iron - Corrosion to form rust Carbon undergoes combustion (burns) Tarnish - Explodes – runaway Is inert - Neon Substances – elements and compounds Mixtures – homogenous and heterogeneous...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course CHM 2083 taught by Professor Mari during the Spring '08 term at FAU.

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