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Systemic approach to the discovery of new information
an attempt to explain an observation or series of observations
is a hypothesis supported by extensive testing that explains scientific facts that predict new facts
a summary of a large quantity of information
facts resulting from an experiment
Outcome of designed experiment often determined by individual bits of data
the nearness of an experiment value to the true value
The degree of doubt in a single measurement
the degree of agreement among replicate measurement of the same quantity
per unit of substance
Ratio of density in a substance to the density of water at 4 Celsius or any specific temperature
Five Major Areas of Chemistry
Biochemistry: is the study of life at the molecular level and the processes associated with life.
Organic chemistry: is the study of carbon compounds
Inorganic Chemistry: is the study of the elements of the periodic table and their compounds, except those of carbon.
Analytical Chemistry: is the analysis of matter to determine its composition and the quantity of each component present.
Physical Chemistry: is the branch of chemistry that attempts to explain the way in which matter behaves.
- Study of matter its chemical and physical properties, the chemical and
- physical changes it undergoes, and the energy changes that accompany
- those processes
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