2nd October 2019

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How are physical and chemical properties different?

A physical property is an aspect of matter that can be observed or measured without changing its chemical composition. Examples of physical properties include color, molecular weight and volume. A chemical property may only be observed by changing the chemical identity of a substance.

Regarding this, how are physical and chemical changes similar and different?

(compare and contrast) (Physical and chemical changes are similar because matter experiences a change in state, Physical changes are different because matter remains the same substance, just in a different state, whereas chemical changes change the matter forever).

What are differences between physical and chemical changes?

There are several differences between a physical and chemical change in matter or substances. A physical change in a substance doesn't change what the substance is. In a chemical change where there is a chemical reaction, a new substance is formed and energy is either given off or absorbed.

What are the properties of physical and chemical changes?

physical and chemical properties. Examples of physical properties are: color, smell, freezing point, boiling point, melting point, infra-red spectrum, attraction (paramagnetic) or repulsion (diamagnetic) to magnets, opacity, viscosity and density. There are many more examples.
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