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1 Physical and chemical changes

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Physical changes

Definition

Changes that do not produce new substance Only the physical properties of the substances change but the chemical properties and chemical compositions remain the same

Characteristic

Normally can be reversed

Mass of reacting substances

Remains the same

Examples
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Melting of ice into water Freezing of water into ice Heating of water into steam Heating of iodine in a closed container

Chemical changes

Definition

Changes that produce new substances which have different chemical compositions and chemical properties from the reacting substances

Characteristic

Normally cannot be reversed Changes 1. Heating of iron with sulphur 2. Burning of magnesium producing magnesium oxide 3. Rusting of iron producing iron oxide

Mass of reacting substances

Examples
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