Chemical Properties

Of Matter

Definition

A chemical property is a characteristic that is observed when a substance interacts with another substance. Chemical properties are usually difficult to undo.

Examples

Some Examples could be when;

1. A magnet picks up a paper clip, you can see that the paper clip is magnetic

2. You drop mentos into a coke bottle and there is a lot of fizz that comes out (reactivity)

3. A log is exposed to water and rots (decay)

Examples

Non Examples

Some non-examples could be when;

1. Aluminum foil is malleable

2. Silly Putty is ductile

Non - Examples

Citations

This helped me understand what chemical properties are:

Chemical Properties of Matter . Reading Passage.

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