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Chemical Reactions

Chemical change, physical change, chemical reactions, balancing equations

Chemical Change When one element changes it's chemical bonds and forms a new substance.
Physical Change When one element changes it's physical properties does not change substances.
Chemical Property The ability to make a chemical change.
Physical Property Characteristics of an substance that can be detected with your five senses.
Synthesis When one element combines with another element to make a combined substance. (a+b=ab)
Decomposition When a combined substance breaks down into it's original components. (ab=a+b)
Single Replacement When a combined substance switches one of it's elements with another element and the replaced element is left alone. (ab+c=ac+b)
Double Replacement When 2 combined substances get together and trade on of their elements. (ab+cd=ad=cb)
Atom The building blocks of matter or a single element.
Molecule A collection of atoms.
Conservation of Mass Matter cannot be created or destroyed. (balancing equations)
Reactants The input of a chemical equation
Product The output of a chemical equation
Created by: allwea2947



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