What are the complete chemical properties of matter?

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justaguide eNotes educator| Certified Educator

It is impossible to list all the chemical properties of matter because there are an infinite number of chemical properties. An element may react with another element to form a compound but may not react with innumerable other compounds. Even chemical reactions occurring between two compounds require specific temperatures and pressures. These vary depending on other chemicals present in the environment where the reaction is taking place.

Your question is very vague and it would not be possible to give a satisfactory answer unless you could ask a more specific question.

she-chemist | Student

Really,   this  question   is possible to  evaluate as  philosophical, because    only  philosophy  assumes  reasonings  on  a theme  without  a final  answer  for  a question. Chemistry is  a strict lady and  enough  demanding)))Coming  from that  chemical  properties   it  is basic  description  of chemical  matter, it is possible  to give  a general  answer  for  this  question, not using  a specification  what  it  is a matter.In  any  case  chemical  properties  are  characterized by  ability  to  react with  metals,non-metals,oxides,acids,alkalis,salts. After  such  charts  we  taught properties a long ago at  school.You  must  able  only  to  separate  unnecessary for  a  concrete  substance.Other  question about  organic matters.A  chart  looks  as  possibility to enter into  a  certain  types of  reactions.

giorgiana1976 | Student

Unlike the physical properties, the chemical properties do change a substance into a new one, with another composition, different from the original one.

One of the properties of matter is reactivity. For instance, when two substances are mixed together, there are happening some changes which indicate that the substances are reacting. For instance, the rusting phenomenon occurs when iron reacts with oxygen.

Another chemical property is flammability. For instance, to change the wood into ash, you'll have to burn it. If wood would not be flammable, this change could not be happening.

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