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phs-sci chapter 2

physical property any characteristic or property that can be observed on a object without the composition being changed
viscosity the tendency of a liquid to keep from flowing
pure substance matter that always as exactly the same composition
atom smallest particle of a element
element a substance that can not be broken down into simpler substances
compound a substance mad up of two or more simpler substances and can be broken down
heterogeneous mixture a type of mixture in which the parts of the mixture are noticeably different with one another
solution a mixture that forms when substances dissolve and form a homogeneous mixture.
suspension when a heterogeneous mixture separates into layers over time
colloid a mixture that contains some particles that are varying in size and suspension.
homogeneous mixture a type of mixture in which the parts of the mixture are the same chemically
conductivity the ability for electricity to be carried through particles
malleability the ability for a solid to be harmed without shattering
melting point the point at which a solid can melt into a liquid and not be turned into a gas
boiling point the point at which a liquid can be transformed into a gaseous state
filtration the process that separates particles based on size
distilation the process that separates the substances in a solution based on boiling point
physical change a change that occurs when the properties of a material change but the material does not change
chemical property a property that causes change in the composition of matter
flammability a materials ability to burn in the presence of oxygen
reactivity the property that describes how readily that a substance chemically combines chemically with other substances
chemical change a change that occurs when a substance reacts and forms one or more new substances
precipitate a solid that forms and separates from a liquid mixture
Created by: jacob.wagner