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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 1 Lecture 3 square4 Basic Concepts of Matter Chapter 4 Announcements: square4 My office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00 pm-2:00pm BLU9706 square4 CHEM 111 Lab TA office hours: Wednesday 3:30 - 4:20pm Thursday 12:30 -1:20pm for questions concerning the lab material only , and only the weeks that there is a lab . WMC 2530 2 Chemistry: square4 The science devoted to the study of matter , its composition , its structure , its properties , and the changes it undergoes (via reactions). square4 Matter: square4 anything that occupies space and has mass 3 Mass square4 pertains to the quantity of matter that an object has square4 unaffected by location square4 defined as resistance to acceleration Mass 4 Weight: square4 results from the force that gravity exerts square4 since the force of gravity can vary depending on location, weight (unlike mass) can vary with location 2 2 5 Composition and Structure of Matter square4 Composition:- identity and amount of each component square4 Structure:- manner in which the components are put together 6 Physical States of Matter square4 solid:-non compressible-definite shape and volume square4 liquid:-slightly compressible-flows-indefinite shape-definite volume square4...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course CHEM 100 taught by Professor L during the Spring '11 term at Simon Fraser.
- Spring '11