Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 41b: 29d


physical property

Work Step by Step

We know that physical properties can be observed without changing the chemical makeup of the substance, while chemical properties can only be found by changing chemical makeup through a reaction. Changing states does not involve changing the chemical makeup. Thus, this is a physical property.
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