Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 2 - Sections 2.1-2.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 3

Answer

The Law of Conservation of Mass states that "In a chemical reaction, matter is neither created nor destroyed."

Work Step by Step

This means that when a chemical reaction occurs, the total mass of the substance involved in the reaction does not change. The mass of the reactants and the mass of the products will be the same.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.