Chapter 3 Vocab

1. characteristic properities: properties that show differences between substances

2. plateau: the flat portion of a graph/indicates no change in the dependent variable

3. phase diagram: a graph that shows the changes in state of matter for any substance

4. barometer: used to measure atmospheric air pressure/contains a column of mercury and a metric scale in a sealed container

5. barometric pressure: air pressure generated by the atmosphere

6. density: mass per unit/volume of any substance/unit of measurement is g/cm cubed