Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Additional Exercises: 1.60b

Answer

A law is a statement of an event in nature that always happens (gravity, Newton’s laws of motion).

Work Step by Step

Theories are well-supported hypotheses that serve as the explanation of these laws. A law addresses how matter behaves, while a theory addresses why it does so.
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