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the study of the comparison, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, happens all around us every day 


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all the substances that make up our world 


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the study of the composition, properties, and reactions of matter 


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the study of substances that contain the element carbon 


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the study of the chemical reactions that take place in biological systems 


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a substance that always has the same composition and properties wherever it is found, substance and chemical are often used interchangeably, everything around us is composed of one or more chemicals 


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meter (m), 39.4 inches which is slightly longer than a yard, 2.54 cm in one inch 


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the amount of space a substance occupies, liter (L), cubic meter (m3), 1000 ml in one L, liter is slightly larger than a quart 


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a measure of the quantity of material it contains, unlike weight it does not depend on gravity, gram (g), kilogram (kg) 


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degree Celsius (*C), kelvin (K), on the Celsius scale water freezes at 0 *C and boils at 100 *C, 32 *F and 212 *F, lowest temperature on Kelvin scale is 0 


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in chemistry, we use metric and SI units for length, volume, mass, temperature, and time 


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a form of writing large and small numbers using a coefficient that is at least 1 but less than 10, followed by a power of 10, includes unit of measurement
100,000 = 1 x 10 to the fifth power 


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found by moving decimal over to the left until there is a coefficient at least 1 but less than 10 


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you find the power of 10 by counting the number of times the decimal point is moved to the left, when a number less than 1 is written in scientific notation, the power of 10 is a negative number and decimal is moved to the right 


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unit of length in the metric system, 2.54 cm = 1 inch 


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a ratio in which the numerator and denominator are quantities from an equality or given relationship, for example, the conversion factors for the relationship 1 kg = 2.20 lb are written: 2.20 lb/1 kg and 1 kg/2.20 lb 


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cubic centimeter (cm3 or cc) 

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the volume of a cube that has 1 cm sides, 1 cc = 1 mL 


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the relationship of the mass of an object to its volume expressed as grams per cubic centimeter (g/cm3), grams per milliliter (g/mL), or grams per liter (g/L) 


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a relationship between two units that measure the same quantity 


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a number obtained by counting or by definition 


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metric mass of 1000 g and equal to 2.20 lb, SI standard unit of mass 


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a number obtained when a quantity is determined by using a measuring device 


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the part of the name of a metric unit that precedes the base unit and specifies the size of the measurement, all prefixes are related on a decimal scale 


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significant figures (SFs) 

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the numbers recorded in a measurement 


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a relationship between the density of a substance and the density of water, = density of sample/density of water 

