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What is matter?

A substance that has both volume and mass.

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What is volume ?

The amount of space taken up by an object.

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What is mass?

The amount of material in a substance.

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What is density ?

The mass of a certain amount of matter in a certain space.

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What is a physical property?

A characteristic of a substance that can be observed without changing the identity of the substance .

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What is melting?

The process of a solid changing to a liquid.

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What is freezing?

The process of a liquid cap hanging to a solid.

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What is vaporization?

The process of a liquid changing into a gas.

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What is condensation?

The process of a substance changing from a gas to a liquid.

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What is an atom?

The smallest particle that makes up matter.

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What is an element?

Matter that is made up of only one kind of atom.

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What is a mixture?

Matter that consits of two or more substances that are physically combined.

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What is salutation?

A type of mixture in which all the substances evenly throughout; also called a homogeneous mixture.

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What is a solute?

A substance that dissolved in a solution.