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# Ch.

## Physical Properties a property of matter that

can be observed without changing the matter's
identity.

## We use physical properties everyday to identify

different types of matter

Examples:

Color

Size

Odor

Shape

Hardness

More Examples:

## Melting Point - the temperature at which the

solid melts to become a liquid

## Boiling Point the temperature at which a

liquid starts to boil

## Malleability the ability of a substance to be

pounded or rolled into thin sheets
ex. tin foil

## Ductility the ability of a substance to be

stretched or pulled into a wire
ex. - copper stretched into a wire

## Mass the amount of matter in an object

Volume the amount of space taken up by an
object

or volume

m
D = ____
v

Sample Problem:

## A baseball has a mass of about 150 g. It's

volume is 50 cm3. What is it's density?

150 g divided by 50 cm3 =

3 g / cm3

Sample Problem:
What is the volume of a brick with a length of 30
cm, a width of 15 cm, and a heigth of 8 cm?
(Hint L x W x H )