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Introduction to Matter

matter anything that takes up space and has mass
chemistry the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
element a substance that cannot be brocken down into any other substance by chemical or physical means
atoms smallest an element can be brocken into
compound a substance made of two or more elements chamically combined in a specific ratio
mixture made from two or more substances that are together in the same place but are not chemically combined into a new substance
physical change alters the form of appearence of a material but does not convert the material into a new substance
chemical change a change in matter that produces a new substance
weight is a measurement of the force of gravity on you
mass the measurement of how much matter it contains
volume amount of space that matter occupies
density the measurement how much mass is contained in a given volume
chemical bond force that holds two atoms together
molecule a combination of two or more atoms that are bonded together
electrolysis electric cutting
electrode a metal strip that gains or loses electrons durning electrolysis
suspension mixture can be seen and easily separated by settling or filtration: not well mixed
solution well-mixed mixture
solvent part of a solution present in the largest amount: water is always a solvent
solute present in a solution in a smaller amount and dissolved by the solvent
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