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Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in General Chemistry | 0 comments

Survey of the Types of Chemical Reactions

Explosions are vigorous chemical reactions that take place very rapidly and produce large volumes of gas and a lot of heat. For the explosives shown here, all are solids or liquids with a small volume relative to the huge amount of gas that is released in the explosion. The rapid production of a large volume of gas causes damage.

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Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in General Chemistry | 2 comments

The Scientific Method

If we start off with no information and make a guess at something logical, then the development of that idea is mathematics, not science. Science is based upon observation first and after doing experiments, trends may be noticed and we can perhaps summarize the data into a Natural Law.

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