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Lacey_Che131_S2011_Lect-1s - Lec-1 Properties of matter Roy...

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Lec-1: Properties of matter 1 Roy A. Lacey, Stony Brook University; Che 131, Spring 2012 Chemistry Chemistry is the science of matter: 9 its composition structure and properties its composition, structure, and properties 9 Measurements involve the change that matter undergoes and the energy associated with this change ¾ It is one pillar of the natural sciences necessary It is one pillar of the natural sciences necessary for detailed studies in the physical sciences or engineering ¾ It is a valuable way to view our material world, to interpret it, and to change it. 2 Roy A. Lacey, Stony Brook University; Che 131, Spring 2012
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