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Physical Properties

The ability for a substance to bend, pounded out into sheets, or be reshaped. malleability
The ability for a material to be pulled into wires. ductility
The ability for a substance to dissolve in another substance. solubility
The mass per volume unit of a substance density
The amount of matter a substance has. mass
The amount of space an object takes up. volume
The ability for a substance to transfer heat. thermal conductivity
The ability for a substance to transfer electricity. electrical conductivity
The ability for a substance to be in the state of solid, liquid, or gas. state of matter
The temperature at which a substance changes from a solid to a liquid. melting point
The temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to a solid. freezing point
The temperature at which a liquid substance begins to bubble and change to vapor. boiling point
The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1kg of a substance by 1 degree Celsius. specific heat
If a substance floats it probably has a ? low density
If a substance sinks it probably has a ? high density
If a pot of water is heated on the stove for 20 seconds, what would explain why pot feels really hot to touch but not the water? difference in specific heat
Melting point is the same temperature as the ? the freezing point
Most metals have a ? low specific heat
Water takes a long time to heat up. This means it has a ? high specific heat
In a salt water solution, the salt is the ? solute
In a salt water solution the water is the? solvent
A property that does not change and is used to identify one substance from another. characteristic property
Created by: tiffany.green74



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