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Click to edit Master subtitle style Part A: Conservation of Matter General Chemistry I Lab Saint Louis University EXPERIMENT #1
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Objective To determine if mass is conserved by observing the mass of the reactants and the mass of the final product after the reaction is complete.
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Background Matter : anything that occupies space and has mass Components of matter: Difference between an element and a molecule Difference between a compound and a mixture
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Components of Matter Element: the simplest type of substance with unique physical and chemical properties. An element consists of only one type of atom. It cannot be broken down into any simpler substances by physical or chemical means. Molecule: a structure that consists of two or more atoms that are chemically bound together and thus behaves as an independent unit.
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Components of Matter Compound: a substance composed of two or more elements which are chemically combined. Mixture: a group of two or more elements and/or compounds that are physically intermingled.
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There are three basic states of matter – solids , liquids , and gases . Matter can move into different states of matter, a process also known as phase transitions , due to pressure and/or temperature. reactant 1
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course CHEM 151 taught by Professor Yablonski during the Fall '08 term at Saint Louis.

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Chem Lab 1 Powerpoint - EXPERIMENT #1 Part A: Conservation...

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