Properties of Materials - high density hard to...

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Properties of Materials describe materials by listing their properties chemical properties vs. physical properties . intensive properties vs. extensive properties . Classifying properties as extensive or intensive. Extensive properties change when sample size changes; intensive properties don't. Mass of water 100.0 g 10.0 g Volume of water 0.100 L 0.010 L Temperature of water 25 °C 25 °C Density of water 1.00 g/mL 1.00 g/mL States of Matter Gas Liquid Solid low density easy to expand/compress fills container
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Unformatted text preview: high density hard to expand/compress takes shape of container high density hard to expand/compress rigid shape A phase is a region with homogeneous (uniform) properties conversions between states are called "phase transitions" or "changes of state" Classification of matter uniform properties? yes fixed composition? yes chemically decomposable? yes compound no no no heterogeneous mixture homogeneous mixture element...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY CHM1025 taught by Professor Laurachoudry during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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