March 30, 2015

Homework Help: Chemistry #2

Posted by John on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 11:18am.

Select any four of the physical properites listed in Table 1.1 on page 22 and use them to describe: gold, sugar, water.

I don't quite understand what this question is asking. Maybe you could give an example?

Here is the table of physical properties as mentioned.

State - solid, liquid, gas

Colour - colour

Malleability - Ability to be beaten into sheets

Ductility - Ability to be drawn into wires

Crystallinity - Shape or appearance of crystals

Magnetism - Tendency to be attraced to a magnet

Solubility - Ability to dissolve in water

Conductivity - Ability to conduct electricity or heat

Viscosity - Resistance to flow

Density - Ratio of a material's mass to its volume

Meltiing/freezing point - Temperature of melting/freezing

Boiling/condensing point - Temperature of boiling/condensing


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