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matter any substance that has mass and takes up space
atom the smallest particle of an element that has the same chemical properties of its element
element a substance that can not be broken down into a simpler substance;an element consists of only one type of of atom
density refers to how tightly packed together the molecules of a substance are; the amount of mass in a given volume
melting point the temperature at which a substance will go through a phase change from a solid to a liquid
boiling point the temperature at which a substance will go from a liquid to a gas
sublimation the process of changing from a solid straight into a gas without going through the liquid phase
mass the amount of matter contained inside of an object
volume the amount of space taken up by an object, substance, or inside of a container
solubility the ability of a substance to dissolve
solute the substance that is being dissolved
solvent a solid, liquid, or gas that can dissolve another solid, liquid, or gas
saturation the point where a substance is holding as much solute as it possibly can
phase change transformations of a substance from one state of matter to another by heating or cooling
subscript in a chemical formula it indicates how many of that element are found in the molecule
chemical properties characteristics that can be observed during a chemical change Ex. Flammability, oxidation (rust)
physical properties observable characteristics that can be used to identify unknown substances ( boiling point, melting point, dew point, density, freezing point
temperature the movement of the molecules that creates hot or cold
dew point (condensation point) the temperature at which a gas turns into a liquid
freezing point the temperature at which a liquid turns into a solid
solution the substance created when one thing is dissolved into another
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