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Chemistry: Structure and Properties

1st Edition
Nivaldo J. Tro
ISBN: 9780321834683

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Chemistry: Structure and Properties

1st Edition
Nivaldo J. Tro
ISBN: 9780321834683
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: To determine the correct statement

Concept introduction:

Anything that occupies space and has mass is known as matter.

Given:

Following statements are given:

1. Matter is particulate-it is composed of particles.

2. The structure of the particles that compose matter determines the properties of matter.

3. The particles that compose matter include atoms and molecules.

4. All of the above statements are true.

Answer

Solution:

4. All of the above statements are true.

Explanation

All the given statements are correct as matter is something that has mass and occupies space. Matter is composed of small particles which are arranged in a particular fashion that gives the matter its properties. Molecules are formed by atoms or group of atoms. They determine how the matter will behave.

Example:

The properties of carbon dioxide molecules determine how carbon dioxide will behave.

Conclusion

The correct statement was determined.

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