Basic Chemistry/Chapter 2. Joe Pistack MS/ED. Matter. Matter- anything that occupies space and has weight. Ex. Chairs, desks, books. Matter exists in three states: Solid Liquid Gas. Solid. Solid -has a definite shape and Volume. Ex. Skin Bones teeth. Liquid.
Joe Pistack MS/ED
Solid-has a definite shape and
Cobalt , Copper
Two important characteristics of atoms:
(1) Atomic number-the number of protons in the nucleus.
(2) Atomic weight-determined by adding the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus.
Fluid balance, nerve-muscle
Bones, teeth, blood clotting,
Oxygen transport, component of
Nerve and muscle function, chief
Primary extracellular anion.
Bones and teeth, component of
The body depends on a continuous supply of energy.