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Nature of Matter 2

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What is matter? anything that has mass and takes up space
change in which the identity of the matter stays the same physical change
What is inertia? the tendancy of an object to remain in motion or at rest
How does mass affect inertia? An increase in mass causes an increase in inertia.
What determines density? the material
What is the formula for calculating density? mass divided by volume
What are the four general properties of matter? mass, weight, volume, density
What is the pull of gravity on an object called? weight
What is the amount of matter in an object called? mass
Which changes with location, weight or mass? weight
What always happens in a chemical change? new substance formed
Freezing, cutting, and melting are examples of _________________. physical changes
Color, odor, mass, and volume are _____________. physical properties
Flammability and reactivity are examples of ______________. chemical properties
An object with a density of _______________ will float in water. less than one
These properties can only be observed during a chemical change. chemical properties
List 4 signs of a chemical change. Bubbles form; a solid forms; color changes; temperature changes.
What is the amount of space taken up by an object called? volume
The SI unit for weight is the ____________. newton
The SI unit for mass is the ______________. kilogram
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