Matter has two types of properties: physical and chemical.

Physical properties can be observed without changing the identity of the substance. Examples of physical properties are color, density, and hardness.

Properties that describe how matter changes into a completely new, different substance are chemical properties. Flammability and reactivity are examples of chemical properties.

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Source: Properties, Physical vs. Chemical, topsailscience, YouTube

Before going on to the next section, review the flowchart below to see how the different properties of matter are categorized.

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