Morgan Swanson

Physical and Chemical Changes

Physical Properties

Definition

Any characteristic of a material that can be observed or measured without changing the identity of the material.

Physical Change

Definition

The physical property of a substance change, but the identity of the substance does not change.

Chemical Properties

Definition

Any charactoristic that gives a substance the ability to undergo a chang that results in a new substance.

Chemical Change

Definition

A change in the identity of the substance due to the chemical properties of that substance. (You have a new substance )( Is it reversible? )

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