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Chemistry Textbook

Chapter 1: Matter and Measurements

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  1. classify elements, compounds and mixture
  2. identify physical and chemical properties and changes in matter
  3. describe the properties and SI and other units of length, mass, volume, density, temperature, and time
  4. perform basic unit calculations and conversions in the metric systems
  5. define accuracy and precision
  6. identify the rules of significant figures and its importance in scientific measurements
  7. explain the dimensional analysis approach to mathematical calculations involving quantities
  8. use dimensional analysis to carry out unit conversions

Prerequisite concepts: Scientific Notation and Calculations with exponents

Figure 1.1 In science, accuracy and precision are important considerations.