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Glossary of Chemistry- Chapter One

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Chemistry
the study of matter and the changes it undergoes
Matter
anything that has mass
Mass
a measurement that reflects the amount of matter
Weight
measure of the Earth's gravitational pull on matter
Organic Chemistry
carbon-containing chemicals
Inorganic Chemistry
matter that does not contain carbon
Physical Chemistry
behavior and changes of matter and the related energy changes
Analytical Chemistry
components and composition of substances
Biochemistry
matter and processes of living organisms
Scientific Method
a systematic approach used in scientific study
Qualitative Data
information that describes odor, color, shape, etc
Quantitative Data
numerical information
Pure Research
done for the sake of gaining knowledge
Applied Research
done to solve a specific problem
Technology
practical use of scientific information

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