Chemical and Physical Changes

There are several differences between a physical and chemical change in matter or substances.

A physical change in a substance doesn’t change what the substance is.

In a chemical change where there is a chemical reaction, a new substance is formed and energy is either given off or absorbed.

Does that sound complicated? Here are some examples that will hopefully make things clearer.

Did the above examples help you understand this better?

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