Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Matter and Energy - Exercises - Questions: 14


A physical property is one that can be seen without a chemical transformation. Color, smell, melting and boiling point are all physical properties and can be observed or measured without changing the object being measured.

Work Step by Step

A chemical property is one that can only be observed after a chemical change has occurred. These properties can include which other substances a element will react with.
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