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What are some examples of chemical properties?

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kal431 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted October 1, 2008 at 8:27 AM via web

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What are some examples of chemical properties?

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john55 | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted October 5, 2008 at 10:20 PM (Answer #1)

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Chemical Properties are internal properties which are not displayed peripherally..For example, Ability to combine with other substances, acidity or basicity of a substance etc..I think this link will be more useful to you..http://www.examville.com/populateListsForSubCategory.html?categoryId=2Try it out..

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cylassie | High School Teacher | Honors

Posted October 21, 2008 at 8:48 PM (Answer #2)

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Chemiscal properties determine what kind of chemical changes will take place.  For Example, Group 1 & 2 Earth Metals are VERY reactive and Group 18 Inert Gases are UNreactive.  Metals react with acids.

Each element has chemical properties based on its atomic structure that determine how it will undergo chemical change as it reacts with other elements.

 Chemical Change occures when a new substance is formed.


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giorgiana1976 | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted December 22, 2008 at 6:42 PM (Answer #3)

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Chemical properties are when a new substance appears and it is not about just changing phases (e.g, H2O is not changing its formula even though it's passing through phases like solid, liquid, and gas).

So, melting/boiling points are just physical properties.

Examples of chemical properties: solubility, polarization, acidity,
degree of iionization.

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glessie | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted September 9, 2009 at 8:46 PM (Answer #4)

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here are some example of chemical change:

  • toasting of bread
  • mixing chemicals
  • rotten of fruit
  • cooking rice
  • explosion of fireworks
  • tarnishing silver
  • lighting a match
  • burning gas in a stove
  • rusting nail
  • oxidizing food for energy
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ali001 | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted May 8, 2012 at 7:45 AM (Answer #6)

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what she said ^

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anitserc | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 22, 2012 at 2:26 PM (Answer #7)

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chaobas | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 3, 2012 at 3:55 AM (Answer #8)

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Chemical properties are those properties which depend on the chemical  nature of the substance not on the phrases and structure of the substance. It remains the same even though it changes it forms.

some of them are

1. Enthaply : the internal energy

2. heat of combustion: the energy released when it is combusted.

3.oxidation state : the number of its valanced electron

4. co-ordination number: number of bond formed.

5. reactivity 

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rohanlekhwani | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted July 7, 2012 at 11:41 AM (Answer #9)

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Examples of chemical properties are:

1. Metals - Non-metals

2. Ductility

3. Malleability

4. Oxidising agent - reducing agent

5. Colour

6. Odour

7. Taste

8. pH value 

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susdas | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted July 13, 2012 at 7:09 AM (Answer #10)

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What he said^


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rohankapoor | Student, College Freshman | Honors

Posted October 20, 2012 at 6:10 AM (Answer #11)

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reaction with




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mad-e | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted April 17, 2013 at 2:32 PM (Answer #12)

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Colour, Odour, Taste, Solubility etc


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terrence958 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted May 15, 2013 at 3:36 AM (Answer #13)

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Taste weird


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Yojana_Thapa | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted January 25, 2014 at 5:26 PM (Answer #14)

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Chemical property is a property that is associated with a chemical change. It includes changes that alter the identity of a substance.  Examples of a chemical property would be reaction with oxygen, reactivity, combustivity, burning. Change of color indicates that a chemical reaction has occurred. For example burning a piece of Aluminum!

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parama9000 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted January 28, 2014 at 11:20 AM (Answer #15)

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The item can only be separated through chemical methods like acid.

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Jyotsana | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted February 1, 2014 at 12:48 AM (Answer #16)

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Some examples of Chemical Properties are Explosion, Reactivity, Oxidation and Rusting.

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Wiggin42 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted June 29, 2014 at 5:50 PM (Answer #17)

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When you talk about chemical properties, it helps to think of it as the potential to undergo change. Oxidation is one such property /  change. Iron's ability to rust when exposed to oxygen is an example of a chemical property. Petroleum's ability to undergo combustion is another example of a chemical property. 

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