Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 1 - The Chemical World - Exercises - Questions For Group Work: 23

Answer

The manufacturer's statement is scientifically incorrect, because any matter/compound in this universe is composed of atoms/molecules/compounds. If the manufacturer says that it is devoid of chemicals, it is wrong because paste is also made up of various chemical compounds. The manufacturer actually meant that harmful chemicals were not included, but the manufacturer represented this in a scientifically incorrect way.

Work Step by Step

The manufacturer's statement is scientifically incorrect, because any matter/compound in this universe is composed of atoms/molecules/compounds. If the manufacturer says that it is devoid of chemicals, it is wrong because paste is also made up of various chemical compounds. The manufacturer actually meant that harmful chemicals were not included, but the manufacturer represented this in a scientifically incorrect way.
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