Physical and Chemical Properties

Question Description

A piece of turquoise is a blue-green solid; it has a density of 2.65 g/cm^ and a mass of 2.5 g.

(a) Which of these observations are qualitative and which are quantitative?

(b) Which of the observations are extensive and which are intensive?

(c) What is the volume of the piece of turquoise?

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a) the color ( blue-green ) is qualitative 

    the density and the mass are quantitative 

b) the mass is extensive and the denisty is intensive 

c) V = mass / d = 2.5 / 2.65 =0.943 cm^3

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Fatin Menhaz (1755)
Carnegie Mellon University

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