Flashcards in C3.1.3 - Conservation Of Mass Deck (8)
Can atoms be created or destroyed by chemical reactions?
What is the law of conservation mass?
The total mass must remain the same during the reaction
How can you investigate law of conservation of mass?
Carrying out a reaction in a closed system
What is a closed system?
A container in which no substances can leave or enter during a reaction
Give an example of a closed system.
A beaker carrying a substance that is not gas
What is a non-enclosed reaction?
A reaction where substances can leave or enter the reaction
Give an example of a non-enclosed reaction.
Creating a gas in a beaker with no lid