Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 1 - Questions and Problems - Page 31: 1.32


Physical properties can be observed or measured without changing the composition of matter. Physical properties are used to observe and describe matter. For example, consider the length of an object or its mass. Chemical properties are only observed during a chemical reaction and thus changing the substance's chemical composition. For example, consider how a substance reacts to chemicals.

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