Flashcards - Introduction to Matter

Flashcards - Introduction to Matter
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solid
Solid is one of the four fundamental states of matter
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mixture
In chemistry, a mixture is a material system made up of two or more different substances which are mixed but are not combined chemically
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element
In mathematics, an element, or member, of a set is any one of the distinct objects that make up that set
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compound
A chemical compound is an entity consisting of two or more atoms, at least two from different elements, which associate via chemical bonds
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compound
A chemical compound is an entity consisting of two or more atoms, at least two from different elements, which associate via chemical bonds
element
In mathematics, an element, or member, of a set is any one of the distinct objects that make up that set
mixture
In chemistry, a mixture is a material system made up of two or more different substances which are mixed but are not combined chemically
solid
Solid is one of the four fundamental states of matter
filtration
Filtration is any of various mechanical, physical or biological operations that separate solids from fluids by adding a medium through which only the fluid can pass
Physical properties
A physical property is any property that is measurable, whose value describes a state of a physical system
gas
Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter
liquid
A liquid is a nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a constant volume independent of pressure
phase change
The term phase transition is most commonly used to describe transitions between solid, liquid and gaseous states of matter, and, in rare cases, plasma

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