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All About Matter

Updated on October 13, 2014
Nature shows itself to us in two different ways: as matter and as energy. Nature is all about chemistry.
Nature shows itself to us in two different ways: as matter and as energy. Nature is all about chemistry.
Everything on Earth is made up of solid,liquid and gas.
Everything on Earth is made up of solid,liquid and gas.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this lesson, the students should be able to:

  1. describe the classification of matter
  2. identify the properties of matter
  3. compare the changes of matter
  4. distinguish the different laws governing matter

Introduction

Nature shows itself to us in two different ways: as matter and as energy. All objects are composed of matter. Objects may differ widely from one another. But they have one thing in common – they all occupy space. Scientists usually define matter as anything that occupies space. All matter has inertia. This means that it resists any change in its condition of rest or of motion. Mass is the quantity of matter in an object. According to scientists, mass is a measure of inertia. The gravitational attraction of the earth for a given mass gives matter its weight. Gravity’s pull on an object decreases as it moves away from the center of the earth. Because of this, object that moves from the earth into outer space “lose weight” even though their masses remain the same.

When people, animals and machines work, when we feel the heat from the sun, or see light from the electric bulb, we become aware of energy. All of these involve energy. Scientists define energy as the ability to do work, or to move matter. The most familiar form of energy is heat. All other kinds of energy maybe changed into heat. Matter can be changed into energy and energy into matter.

Classification of Matter

Matter is classified according to origin or source, state and composition.

According to the origin or source, matter is classified as organic and inorganic matter. Organic matter comes from living things, while inorganic matter comes from non-living things.

Chemists have studied that all forms of matter may be classified into three general classes on the basis of their compositions. These are the elements, compounds and mixtures.

  1. Element is a substance, which cannot be decomposed by ordinary means. Atom is the smallest part of an element that can enter into combination with other elements.
  2. Compound is a substance, which can be decomposed into two or more simpler substances by ordinary chemical means.
  3. Mixture is a material composed of two or more substances each of which retains its own characteristic properties. a. Heterogeneous mixture is one which has parts possessing different properties. b. Homogeneous mixture is one which has similar properties throughout. Substance is a homogeneous material composed of one particular kind of matter.

Classification of Matter

Physical States of Matter

Matter can ordinarily exist in three physical states – solid, liquid, and gas. A fourth state of matter exists under special conditions, called plasma.

  1. Solid has definite shape and volume has the greatest amount of mass per unit of volume or density. It has form, hardness or rigidity, or the ability to oppose a change of shape. The atoms in almost all solids are arranged in regular patterns, called crystals.
  2. Liquid assumes the shape of its container and has definite volume. It takes the shape of its container in which it is placed. It fills it only when its volume equals that of the container. Examples are water, oil, and gasoline.
  3. Gas has no definite shape and volume. Because of its free-flowing characteristic of liquids and gasses, it is known collectively as fluid.
  4. Plasma make up the fourth state of matter and cannot be seen by people in their everyday lives. Plasmas are formed in the interior of stars, in outer space, and in some laboratory experiments. Plasmas result when the atoms in a gas become ionized (electrically charged). Electrical forces between the gas atoms give the gas new physical properties.

Learn about the states of matter, solids, liquids and gases, how they're different and where they're found in everyday life.

Physical States of Matter

Matter can ordinarily exist in three physical states –solid, liquid, and gas. A fourth state of matter exists under special conditions, called plasma.
Matter can ordinarily exist in three physical states –solid, liquid, and gas. A fourth state of matter exists under special conditions, called plasma.
The State of Matter changes as you add more energy.
The State of Matter changes as you add more energy.

Properties of Matter

Matter can be recognized in terms of characteristics or properties.

A. Physical Properties

We recognize certain kinds of matter by its properties: specific and accidental.

Specific properties are those features, which definitely distinguish one substance from another. Some of these are the following:

1. Density is the weight of a unit volume of a substance.

2. Specific gravity is the ratio of the weight of a given volume of a substance to the weight of the same volume of water at the same temperature.

3. Hardness is the ability of the substance to resist scratching.

4. Odor is the characteristics odor of a given substance.

5. Color is the characteristics color of a given substance.

Accidental physical properties are those features as weight, dimensions, and volume. They have nothing to do with the nature of the substance, but they enable us to find out how much of a given substance we have.

B. Chemical Properties

Chemical properties of a substance describe how a substance acts when it undergoes change. They describe its ability to form new substances under given conditions. A chemical change or a chemical reaction is a change from one substance to another. Nevertheless, the chemical properties of a substance may be considered to be a listing of all the chemical reactions of a substance and the conditions under which the reactions occur. Some of the chemical properties are: combustibility, stability, relative activity, response to test reaction, and ionization.

The Physical Properties and Chemical Properties of Matter - Chemistry

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Properties

  1. Intrinsic (intensive) Properties are properties that do not depend on the size of the sample. Examples are color, odor, boiling point, and electrical conductivity.
  2. Extrinsics (Extensive) Properties are properties that depend on the size or amount of the sample. Examples are mass and volume.

Changes in Matter

Physical Changes are those in which the identifying properties of substances remain unchanged. Examples are melting of ice, boiling of water and freezing of liquids.

Chemical Changes are those in which new substances with new properties are formed. Examples are burning of woods, rusting of iron and decaying of plants.

Chemical changes involve energy. Substances possess energy because of their composition and structure. This is a kind of potential energy, which chemists generally refer to as chemical energy. Any chemical change, which absorbs heat energy as it progresses, is said to be endothermic. An example is the production of calcium carbide in the intense heat of the electric furnace. Any chemical change, which liberates heat energy as it proceeds, is said to be exothermic. An example is the burning of fuels.

Law of Conservation of Mass

The Law of Conservation of Mass state that mass is neither created nor destroyed. An example is shown in the complete combustion of gasoline. The relationship is true within the limits of one’s ability to determine the weights of the reacting substances and the products of the reaction:

Gasoline + oxygen ----> carbon dioxide + water vapor

Weight of reactants weight of products

Law of Definite Proportion

The Law of Definite Proportion states that any pure compound is always composed of the same elements combined in a proportion by weight.

Example:

Water always contains 8 parts by weight of oxygen to 1 part by weight of hydrogen.

H2O

O = 16/18 x 100% = 88.88%

H = 2/18 x 100% = 11.11%

_____________

99.99%

Law of Multiple Proportions

The Law of Multiple Proportion states that when the same two elements unite to form two or more different compounds, if the amount of one element is constant, the weights of the other element in the series of compounds will be in the ratio of small whole numbers.

Examples:

H2O = 1g of H and 8g of O

2O2 = 1g of H and 16g of O

Self-Progress Test

I. Identify whether the following are physical or chemical changes:

___________________1. welding metals

___________________2. ripening of fruits

___________________3. grinding rice

___________________4. dissolving sugar in water

___________________5. burning gas

___________________6. magnetizing iron nails

___________________7. melting of butter

___________________8. hair bleaching

___________________9. souring of milk

___________________10. brewing of coffee

II. Classify the following as either an element, a compound, or a mixture:

___________________1. gasoline

___________________2. dry ice

___________________3. aluminum wire

___________________4. diamond

___________________5. lead pencil

___________________6. toothpaste

___________________7. penny

___________________8. platinum

___________________9. glue

___________________10. rubbing alcohol

III. Classify the following properties as intrinsic or extrinsic:

___________________1. volume

___________________2. density

___________________3. length

___________________4. color

___________________5. freezing point

___________________6. electrical conductivity

___________________7. mass

___________________8. odor

___________________9. boiling point

___________________10. luster

IV. Answer the following:

  1. Name several substances that exist in all three states of matter.
  2. State the following: Law of Conservation of Mass, Law of Definite Proportion, and the Law of Multiple Proportions.
  3. What do you think is the reason why iron and sulfur unite in definite proportions to form iron sulfide?
  4. How do you decide whether a certain change is physical or chemical?

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      MJ Melencio 2 months ago

      Marc James Melencio

      Tourism

      Matter is all around us. Matter is the air you are breathing. Matter is the computer you are reading from now. Matter is the stuff you touch and see. And it is more. Matter is defined as anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter is found in 3 major states; solid, liquid and gas.

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      liberty taganile 2 months ago

      Liberty Cañete BSN-1 Nurses check the baseline data or history of every patient. Matter,as a substance like (water,sugar). Nurses need or must know the significant value of each Matter as a objective data for diagnosis.

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      Ronniel Legaspi 2 months ago

      LEGAPI RONNIEL AERON R. BSEEC-3

      It tell us that anything in this world are made of matter, And it help us in our life like knowing in our sense of touch if it is soft or solid, While some gas are the thing that we inhale and exhale since born.

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      Jasper Sierto 2 months ago

      Sierto Jasper L. BSHM - 3

      A matter is a thing that forms physical objects that occupies space therefore matter plays a very important part in any industry and not just with the hospitality management. From the place we will work, to the things we serve to our guests. From our home up to the space we occupy to our work and all of those we encounter in our everyday lives are with the presence of matter. Matter is important because we are dealing with consumers that we surely have meet their expectations and serving them the right way is always a must.

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      kenneth sanciangc 2 months ago

      SANCIANGCO,KENNETH PHILIP H. BSHM

      Matter is important to Hospitality Management student. Because Matter is everywhere and Atoms and molecules are all composed of matter and matter is anything that has mass and take space.

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      Teddy Gullem 2 months ago

      Matter is what makes up everything in our world and without it nothing would exist. Matter have three main states of matter: Solids, Liquid, Gas, and plasma. It is made up of atoms and molecules meaning anything that is made of positive charge protons,neutrons,and negatively charge electrons. These are the building blocks of Life itself also this relates to pretty much everything in our world. In Nursing, it deals with organic matter and its reaction to different kinds of chemicals which is essential to the work.

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      Rene Briane 2 months ago

      Rene Briane G. Angeles

      BSEEC-III

      Matter is anything that takes up space and it has mass. Matter has their own states Solid, Liquid, Gas and Plasma. Solid the molecules that are arranged in regular patterns. Liquid the molecules that make up a liquid flow easily around one another. Gas the molecules make up a gas fly in all directions a great speeds. They are so far apart that the attractive forces between them are insignificant. and lastly Plasma it is the mixture of electrons and nuclei that results is the plasma state of matter.

      And matter is everywhere like rocks, all living things or even the water that we drink. In engineering all the things that we build is matter. Because it has mass and it occupies space.

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      Jolina Gabriel 2 months ago

      Jolina Gabriel BSN-1

      Chemistry helps you to understand the world around you. Why does leaves change color in the fall? Why are plants green? How is cheese made? What is in soap and how does it clean? These are all questions that can be answered by applying chemistry.

      A basic understanding of chemistry helps you to read and understand product labels.

      Chemistry can help you make informed decisions. Will a product work as advertised or is it a scam? If you understand how chemistry works you'll be able to separate reasonable expectations from pure fiction.

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      Camille San Mateo 2 months ago

      San Mateo, Camille C.

      BSN-1

      Life is matter, matter is life.

      Everything we hear, smell, taste, and touch involves chemicals. Whether it is visible or not, in short everything is matter. According to the study, matter is anything that occupies space and has mass. Matter is not limited to test tubes or other laboratory apparatuses. Not limited to medicine or other fields because it is all around us, and the better we know matter, the better we know the world.

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      Danica Vipinoza 2 months ago

      Matter is really helpful to Hospitality Management students like me. Matter is important in our field in Hospitality industry because it helps a lot in our everyday lives, which makes our life, jobs and services to be more convenient and easier.

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      christine san gabriel BSN 1 2 months ago

      Matter everything around us.Matter is everything that has mass and occupy space.It is important for us nursing student to know everything about matter for better learning and understanding of our course and better execute what we need to do as nurses

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      Javy Paul Gonzales 2 months ago from San Ildefonso Bulacan

      GONZALES JP, S. BSHM3-2

      What is the Relevance of Matter in Hospitality Management? As BSHM student, we compair us The state of matter the Solid, Liquid and Gas. The SOLID firm and stable in shape, like were using the ingridients in cooking. The LIQUID or The Beverages that we are Mixing in our subject Food and Beverages, we're mixing all those kind of beverages, when we do Cocktails and Mocktails the Liquid ingredients. And last the GAS using in LPG Gas in example that most specially need when we start to cook a dishes in different kind of Food. It seems obviously that anything we do in our Culinary subecjt its all about of matter.

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      Dave Joshua Villangca 2 months ago

      Dave Joshua B. Villangca

      BSN-I

      Baliuag University

      General Chemistry

      T, F 7:30-12:00

      Matter is anything that occupy space and has mass. Hence, we can say that we, ourselves are matter. We matter. This is the reason why people must not say that "I'm worthless, why am I even here!? I should die.", that's a very wrong thinking. We, ourselves, have our own worth, because we are one with those who occupy space in this world, and for that, we have our own purpose of living to make this world a better place to live in. In line with that, we also have weight— not just in a sense of being light or heavy but in a sense of responsibility too— so that we can have an impact in this world. It is said that man is the greatest creation of God and because of that, we gained authority and responsibility to protect other matter— trees, bodies of water, animals, other things that cannot be seen— that are inferior to us. Therefore, we must accept the fact and thank God that we are matter and we matter. Studying matter made me realized more how beautiful the creations of God are and how they differ to each other for them to function together.

      Everything that we see at the hospital are considered and qualified to be called as matter. Some of these are different equipments and instrument that we'll be using in the future. These are the ambulance, thermometers, bloods, wheelchairs, X-Ray machines, hospital beds and pillows, medicine droppers, medicines, bandages, oxygen tanks, etc. We can also see professionals there such as nurses, doctors, medical technologists, and different kinds of peoples too, such as the relatives of the clients or patients, and the patients themselves. Therefore, matter can be classified through their states— solid, liquid, and gas.

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      Gil Calderon 2 months ago

      Matter is anything that can occupy space. Matter can be solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Solid anything that are hard and it can be irregular shape. Liquid are anything that are fluid and can take up any shape when it’s in the container. Gas cannot be seen but the molecules are much farther apart. Lastly, Plasma is an ionized is an ionized gas and one example of this is lightning. In the field of nursing, basically everything you see, feel, and smell are matter. Example the hospital equipment, I.V fluids and even the nebulizer treatments are matters. Therefore, there is no place in the world you will not encounter matter.

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      Bianca Bernardo 2 months ago

      Marucot, Katrina Bianca BSN1 GEN CHEM 2017

      Matter is everywhere. It is basically anything that occupies space and has mass. We are all matter. Matter is everything, and anything. Matter has different states which is liquid, solid, gas or plasma. These different states in matter can be useful to studying nursing as medicines can be in different states. Medicines can either be liquid, solid or gas (through Oxygen). Hospital equipments are either solid or liquid. Our patients are matter. Matter can be observed everywhere.

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      RussellBernardino 2 months ago

      Russell Bernardino BSTM4. Matter is everything that we touched throughout our life. By understanding the classification of matter ,the properties of matter and compare the changes of matter. We are able to go through the wonders of it. By knowing the physical states of matter we are able to classify the things that we're using in our certain fields, if it is solid , liquid , gas or plasma. Matter is very important because it makes up everything around us , the food that we eat , the phone that we are using , the clothes that we're wearing . Almost everything . So imagine our world without matter. The world would be like an empty shell.

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      Pauline Louise Toribio 3 months ago from Baliuag, Bulacan

      TORIBIO, PAULINE LOUISE A. BSN/ SCI202

      As a BSN student I understand the value of exploring what matter is. In this article that I have read, I realized that everything in matter is important for s student in BSN like me.

      Everything that I have realized on how and where i could use what i have learned.

      1. I should know the characteristics or components of a medication that i should be giving to my patients for them to get well.

      2. How should I inject a medication through IV, should I inject it slower so the patient wouldn't feel much pain.

      3.How should i prepare medications.

      4. How should I experiment for new medications, what and how to mix chemicals, would they turn out effective.

      5. How much medication should i give.

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      Kim Baroy 6 months ago

      BAROY, KIMBERLY JANE M. BSPSY II

      Matter is everything around you. Atoms and molecules are all composed of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and has space. If you are new to the idea of mass, it is the amount of stuff in an object. We talk about the difference between mass and weight in another section. Matter is sometimes related to light and electromagnetic radiation.

      Even though matter can be found all over the Universe, you will only find it in a few forms on Earth. We cover five states of matter on the site. Each of those states is sometimes called a phase. There are many other states of matter that exist in extreme environments. Scientists will probably discover more states as we continue to explore the Universe. Molecules can move from one physical state to another (phase change) and not change their basic structure. Oxygen (O2) as a gas has the same chemical properties as liquid oxygen. The liquid state is colder and denser, but the molecules (the basic parts) are still the same. Water (H2O) is another example. A water molecule is made up of two hydrogen (H) atoms and one oxygen (O) atom. It has the same molecular structure whether it is a gas, liquid, or solid. Although its physical state may change, its chemical state remains the same.

      So you're asking, "What is a chemical change?" Let's start with a glass of pure water. If the formula of water were to change, that would be a chemical change. If you could add a second oxygen atom to a water molecule, you would have hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). The molecules would not be water anymore. The reality of creating hydrogen peroxide is more difficult.

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      JosephineLopez04 6 months ago

      Josephine V. Lopez BEEd - II

      matter is any substance that has mass and takes up space; this includes atoms and anything made up of these, but not other energy phenomena or waves such as light or sound. Matter exists in states (or phases): the classical solid, liquid, and gas; as well as the more exotic plasma, Bose–Einstein condensates, fermionic condensates, and quark–gluon plasma.

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      Nikki Villaroman 6 months ago

      In the classical physics observed in everyday life, matter is any substance that has mass and takes up space; this includes atoms and anything made up of these, but not other energy phenomena or waves such as light or sound. More generally, however, in (modern) physics, matter is not a fundamental concept because a universal definition of it is elusive: elementary constituents of atoms may not take up space individually, and massless particles may be composed to form objects that have mass (even when at rest).

      All the everyday objects that we can bump into, touch or squeeze are ultimately composed of atoms. This ordinary atomic matter is in turn made up of interacting subatomic particles—usually a nucleus of protons and neutrons, and a cloud of orbiting electrons. Typically, science considers these composite particles matter because they have both rest mass and volume

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      Maniella de Leon 6 months ago

      Matter can exist in several states, also called phases. The three most common states are known as solid, liquid and gas. Same with teaching profession, our students have their own phase where in they can show off their skills. Some are good in music, in arts or in academics.

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      mariseperez08 6 months ago

      Perez, Nina Marise V.

      BEED-II

      TF-12:30-2:00pm/CAS105

      Matter is a substance that has inertia and occupies physical space. According to modern physics, matter consists of various types of particles, each with mass and size. he most familiar examples of material particles are the electron, the proton and the neutron. Combinations of these particles form atoms. There are more than 100 different kinds of atoms, each kind constituting a unique chemical element. A combination of atoms forms a molecule. Atoms and/or molecules can join together to form a compound.

      Matter can exist in several states, also called phases. The three most common states are known as solid, liquid and gas. A single element or compound of matter might exist in more than one of the three states, depending on the temperature and pressure. Less familiar states of matter include plasma, foam and Bose-Einstein condensate. These states occur under special conditions.

      Different kinds of matter can combine to form substances that may not resemble any of the original ingredients. For example, hydrogen (a gaseous element) and oxygen (another gaseous element) combine to form water (a liquid compound at room temperature). The process of such combination is called a chemical reaction. A chemical reaction involves interactions between the electrons of the atoms, but does not affect the nuclei of the atoms.

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      Maria Luz Mendoza 6 months ago

      Ma. Luz Mendoza BEED- II

      Anything that has mass is made up of matter an all-encompassing word for atoms and molecules that make up our physical world. We describe this matter as existing in states (sometimes referred to as phases). Most people are familiar with three states of matter – solids, liquids and gases. It is important to understand the particle nature of matter. The particles that make up matter are not ‘small bits of solid’ or ‘small drops of liquid’ but atoms and molecules. The physical characteristics of those atoms and molecules decide its state. Matter is important because it makes up everything around us, matter cannot be created or destroyed it just transformed into a different form.

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      Elize Bantang 14 6 months ago

      Eliza B. Merle BEEd-ll

      Matter is everything around us. Atoms and molecules are all composed of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter can ordinarily exist in three physical states: solid, liquid and gas. A fourth state of matter is called plasma. Matter is very important because it makes up everything around us. You and I and the whole world are made of matter, and live and move by using energy.

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      Karrel Punzalan 7 months ago

      AIA KARREL PUNZALAN BS PSY IILook around the classroom. Everything, from the clothes you are wearing to the air you breath is matter.Matter is very important. Matter makes up everything including living things like plants and people. It also makes non-living things such as tables and chairs. Things as big as an elephant or as tiny as a grain of sand on a beach are matter. Everything is matter and matter comes in three different states: solid, liquid and gas. That means that everything is either a solid, a liquid, or a gas. Each state has properties.

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      Luisito Dimagiba III 9 months ago

      Matter this includes atoms and anything made up of these but not other energy phenomena or waves such as light or sound. All the everyday objects that we can bump into, touch or squeeze are ultimately composed of atoms.

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      Jerson G Maniego BSHM-4 (7:30-12:00) 9 months ago

      Matter is all around us. Matter is the air you are breathing. Matter is the computer you are reading from now. Matter is the stuff you touch and see. And it is more. Matter is defined as anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter is found in 3 major states; solid, liquid and gas

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      Karen Manalac, BAC 7:30-12:00 9 months ago

      "Everything matters." That simple quote says it all. Kidding aside, matter is everything around us. By that being stated, I guess it is necessary to know what are the classifications of those things around you. Being a communication student, it is important to know the composition of the things being used in the field since we are expose to different kinds of creatures because we do the research and the news.

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      Vivian Jane M. Mempin 9 months ago

      Vivian Jane M. Mempin

      BAC-II

      Baliuag University

      GenChem, TF, 7:30-12:00, CS301

      How are these topics in Chemistry relevant or related with Communication Arts?

      Everything around us is matter. And even the things that are connected with Communication are matter.. For example, The Oxygen that I'm breathing in is an element and it exists in the state of gas. It has density and specific gravity which are specific physical properties of matter. Carbon dioxide is a compound and it exists in the gas state of matter. Without oxygen and carbon dioxide, we're lifeless. And good speech and oral communication exist with the help of the exchange of air (inhaling and exhaling) in our diaphragm. Good diction and pronunciation are related with this.. Another example, the ink which is used in printing newspapers or books, is a mixture, of different materials, it is liquid in state, has volume, density, color and odor which are properties of matter. On the other hand, the newspaper we read everyday is a solid material. I think communication and chemistry go hand in hand.

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      Jeanette O Lagason 13 months ago

      It is important because without matter it is very hard to classify things. It helps a lot in our daily lives which make our life to be more convenient and easier.

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      Nikka Lei Angeles 21 months ago

      Angeles, Nikka Lei S. BSA 1-4

      Matter is essential, we may consider it as nothing but it is everything. The air we exhale, the cold water we drink and even us, we are matter. From simple to bigger things and the process that occurs in it. It is all included in the study of matter.

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      Jelah Mae Reyes 21 months ago

      REYES, Jelah Mae P. (BSA 1-2)

      Matter is the Stuff Around You. Matter is everything around you. Atoms and molecules are all composed of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. If you are new to the idea of mass, it is the amount of stuff in an object.

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      janmarrigarcia 21 months ago

      Garcia, Jan Marri M. BSA 1-3

      Matter is everything around you, matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. It is important to study because everything is made up of matter.

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      John Ismael Espino Lozano 21 months ago from Baliuag Bulacan Philippines

      Lozano, John Ismael E.

      BSA 1-2

      Matter is defined as anything that occupies space and has mass.

      MY EXPLANATION:

      Matter is essential to us (Accounting Students)and other people. Because all things that we used in our daily live like studying, playing, etc. are all matter. We cannot leave without matter. Imagine a world without matter, we will die. So matter is very important.

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      Reyes, Ma. Isabel C. 21 months ago

      Reyes, Ma. Isabel C. BSBA 1

      Matter is the substance of which all material is made. That means objects which have mass. More specifically, they must have rest mass, which is a form of energy that matter has even when it isn't moving it has no kinetic energy, is extremely cold it has no thermal energy, etc. Matter is a word that is sometimes used in varying ways in everyday life, whereas mass is a well-defined concept and quantity at least in physics. They are not the same thing, though they are related.

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      Diana Angeles 21 months ago

      Angeles, Diana P. BSA1-4 Everything is composed of matter. It is important because we can distinguish every one thing through matter. And matter in every things doesn't have the same appearance, classification, sometimes maybe but maybe they have differences. It is like in a person don't judge by the appearance but also the internal part of like in matter they maybe look the same but they have different composition.

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      Kimberly Anne DC Magtalas 21 months ago

      Kimberly Anne DC. Magtalas BSA 1-3

      All objects are composed of matter. Objects may differ widely from one another but they have one thing in common, they all occupy space. Matter is very useful because we use it everyday in our lives. Matter is very important because it makes up everything around you. Humans are made up of matter, what do you think will happen to humans if there is no matter. There would be nothing in this world if there was no matter.

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      Rolaine Ann Ingalla 22 months ago

      BSA 1-3 As we define what matter is, in general, it is everything around us that occupies space. It may undergo such changes that are fated to happen. To link this up to accountancy, in business world, changes may arise out of the blue, therefore, anyone involve in the organization must find their feet to rise above it. Given that everything matters in business, even the simplest thing that we could never imagine to be. And that thing is still made up of matter.

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      Eunice Maranan 22 months ago

      EUNICE S. MARANAN, BSA 1-3. Everything in this world, tiny or huge, few or many, existing or not, really counts. It's all about matter! There's no such thing in this world that is permanent except changes, if matter changes so as to physical or chemical change, it only means that changes may hit us suddenly or unexpectedly. For me, we cannot supersede that fact, but the only thing that we can give ourselves is acceptance. I know God designed our lives not perfectly but worthily. In the future, in the corporate world I know that there will be the time wherein the company which I am working into might struggle or have a lot of problems, but of course that's part of reaching success. All we need to do is to be fearless in facing all of it. Matter have also different laws, as far as I know, we will also be encountering many laws in the future so accountants must be prepared. This is my personal understanding about on your note ma'am. :)

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      Rovy Kim Taruc 22 months ago

      Rovy Kim Taruc BSBA 1-1 Matter is everything they are around of us, it is compose of Solid,Liquid,and Gas. We can find them everywhere in our home or in our school. Some of them were big and some small other lustrous and dull. Matter we call them all they are very useful. Matter also can be classified in organic and organic. We consider as an organic and the materials that we use in our home or in our school or wherever are inorganic. In that way we're already interacting. When the people,plants and machine works it is called an energy. And there is also a changes in matter the Physical and chemical changes. We cannot make an reversible a new product and in chemical changes is the chemical reactions in the products in everytime there were create by the people or human and produce by the machine. Thanks prof from this notes we gather another info.

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      JoanaCordero 22 months ago

      CORDERO, JOANA MAIDY C.

      BSA 1-4

      Matter has many definitions, but the most common is that it is any substance which has mass and occupies space. All physical objects are composed of matter, in the form of atoms, which are in turn composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons. It is important to study because matter is everything and everywhere.Everything around us is made up of matter.

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      Patricia Mendoza 22 months ago

      PATRICIA MAE MENDOZA

      BSBA1-1

      Matter is everything around you. Atoms and molecules are all composed of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. If you are new to the idea of mass, it is the amount of stuff in an object. We talk about the difference between mass and weight in another section. Matter is sometimes related to light and electromagnetic radiation.

      Even though matter can be found all over the Universe, you will only find it in a few forms on Earth. We cover five states of matter on the site. Each of those states is sometimes called a phase.

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      krischarm david BSBA1-1 22 months ago

      A sample of matter can be a gas, a liquid, or a solid. These three forms of matter are called the states of matter. The states of matter differ in some of their simple observable properties. A gas (also known as vapor) has no fixed volume or shape; rather, it conforms to the volume and shape of its container. A gas can be compressed to occupy a smaller volume, or it can expand to occupy a larger one. A liquid has a distinct volume independent of its container but has no specific shape: It assumes the shape of the portion of the container that it occupies. A solid has both a definite shape and a definite volume: It is rigid. Neither liquids nor solids can be compressed to any appreciable extent.

      In a gas the molecules are far apart and are moving at high speeds, colliding repeatedly with each other and with the walls of the container. In a liquid the molecules are packed more closely together, but still move rapidly, allowing them to slide over each other; thus, liquids pour easily. In a solid the molecules are held tightly together, usually in definite arrangements, in which the molecules can wiggle only slightly in their otherwise fixed positions. Thus, solids have rigid shapes.

      Amorphous solids

      Amorphous solids do not have a definite melting point or regular repeating units. An amorphous solid is a solid in which there is no long-range order of the positions of the atoms unlike those in crystalline solids. An example of an amorphous solid is window glass. In addition many polymers such as polystyrene are amorphous.Amorphous solids can exist in two distinct states, the 'rubbery' state and the 'glassy' state. The temperature at which they transition between the glassy and rubbery states is called their glass transition temperature or Tg.

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      JESSICA OCAMPO 22 months ago

      Matter is a substance that has inertia and occupies physical space. According to modern physics, matter consists of various types of particles, each with mass and size.

      The most familiar examples of material particles are the electron, the proton and the neutron. Combinations of these particles form atoms. There are more than 100 different kinds of atoms, each kind constituting a unique chemical element. A combination of atoms forms a molecule. Atoms and/or molecules can join together to form a compound.

      Matter can exist in several states, also called phases. The three most common states are known as solid, liquid and gas. A single element or compound of matter might exist in more than one of the three states, depending on the temperature and pressure. Less familiar states of matter include plasma, foam and Bose-Einstein condensate. These states occur under special conditions.

      Different kinds of matter can combine to form substances that may not resemble any of the original ingredients. For example, hydrogen (a gaseous element) and oxygen (another gaseous element) combine to form water (a liquid compound at room temperature). The process of such combination is called a chemical reaction. A chemical reaction involves interactions between the electrons of the atoms, but does not affect the nuclei of the atoms.

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      Pamela SanGabriel 22 months ago

      Pamela Mae San Gabriel

      BSA 1-4

      As we all know, matter is anything that occupies space. In everything we do or use in our daily lives, matter is involve. It is already a part of our lives that makes everything around us. In our field, we will encounter and deal with people. So we must study matter because it is relevant in instilling practical and useful understanding of science.

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      Trisha Ann Angeles BSBA1-1 22 months ago

      Trisha Ann Angeles

      BSBA 1-1

      A phase is a region with homogeneous properties conversions between states are called "phase transitions" or "changes of state"

      Classification of matter

      Pure substances Characteristics composition always the same from sample to sample melt/boil at a characteristic temperature

      note: some compounds decompose before melting or boiling.

      Two types of elements not chemically decomposable into other elements properties do not vary

      molecular view of an element compounds elements combined chemically in law of definite proportions properties do not vary

      molecular view of a compound

      Elements are made of atoms that all have the same atomic number

      obtaining elements from compounds involves chemical change electrolysis decomposes some compounds into elements

      some elements displace others from compounds.

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      Roldan Mercado 22 months ago

      BSBA 1-1 Mercado, Mark Roldan L. Matter is anything that take up space and has mass. According to modern physics, matter consists of various types of particles, each with mass and size. Matter stores energy. Atoms and molecules represent stored energy.

      Suppose you had to build yourself a world exactly like the one we live in. Where would you start? You'd need people... cars... houses... animals... trees... and billions of other things. But if you had a few dozen different types of atom, you could build all these things and more: you'd just join the atoms together in different ways. Atoms are the tiny building blocks from which everything around us is constructed. It's amazing to think you can make anything out of atoms, from a snake to an ocean liner—but it's absolutely true! Let's take a closer look.

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      Erissa Feliciano 22 months ago from Angat, Bulacan

      Erissa Joy P. Feliciano

      (BSA 1-4)

      Matter is anything that has mass and has weight. It comes in different sizes, shapes, and forms. It has different characteristics and properties. The smallest particle that makes up matter is the atom. Everthing we see is matter. Matter is the stuff that can touch and feel, taste, and smell in our daily contact with our surroundings. Matter can describes as anything that occupies space and has mass. The nature of matter give us an idea of the structure and composition of the physical world and these ideas hold the solutions to many of our puzzling problems about the physical world.

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      Genierose de Ocera 22 months ago from San Miguel, Bulacan

      Genierose de Ocera

      BSA I-4

      Anything that occupies space and has mass, weight and volume is known as Matter. Does it

      matter if you, yourself is considered a matter? Yes of course. We belong to the matter

      environment. Matter is the term for everything and anything under the sun. Every living thing

      is composed of matter. Considering our teeth, muscles, nail, skin, hair even the air we inhale,

      the water we drink, the clothes we wear, they all belong to the family of matter. Matter is

      composed of chemicals that organisms use for communication, defense, aggression,

      reproduction and other activities. Matter is composed of one or more elements, which cannot

      be broken down into simpler forms by ordinary means. Solid, liquid and gas are the three

      known states of matter and recent addition have been made to the said phases, which can

      be identified as plasma and bose einstein condensate. They are all around us. Matter is

      indeed everywhere and anywhere. Such knowledge about matter, really matters. All relevant

      information about it can enable us to be aware of everything that we encounter in our daily

      lives. Considering the energy we can get from the food we eat, the knowledge about the

      extent to which we're required to heat a certain liquid to reach its boiling point, and

      determining if lye is an acid, base or salt. All of our experiences mentioned is just a piece of

      cake if only we will take time to realize, give importance and fully understand the wonders of

      the so called MATTER.

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      Pamela SanGabriel 22 months ago

      Pamela Mae T. San Gabriel

      BSA 1-4

      As we all know, matter is anything that occupies space. In everything we do or use in our daily lives, matter is involve. It is already a part of our lives that makes everything around us. In our field, we will encounter and deal with people. So we must study matter because it is relevant in instilling practical and useful understanding of science.

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      Angelica Salinas 22 months ago

      Angelica G. Salinas

      BSBA 1-1

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      Matter is all around us. Matter is the air you are breathing. Matter is the computer you are reading from now. Matter is the stuff you touch and see. And it is more. Matter is defined as anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter is found in 3 major states; solid, liquid and gas. All matter is made of atoms. Atoms are the smallest particle of matter. They are so small that you cannot see them with your eyes or even with a standard microscope. A standard sheet of paper is about a million atoms thick. Science has come up with a technology to identify atoms called a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) which uses electricity to map atoms. There is more about atoms later, but first let's learn about the three states of matter.

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      Alyssa Delara 22 months ago

      Alyssa Nicole M. De Lara BSBA 1-1 Anything you see and can feel is made of atoms. All atoms are too small to be seen with the naked eye or even a microscope, although there are some new types of microscopes that are now able to see larger atoms such as gold.

      All matter is the same because all matter is made up of atoms. Matter is also different because objects can be made up of different kinds of atoms. Gold is made of one kind of atom-gold atoms. Salt is made up of two different kinds of atoms-sodium atoms and chloride atoms. This concept of matter may be generalized from atoms to include any objects having mass even when at rest, but this is ill-defined because an object's mass can arise from its (possibly massless) constituents' motion and interaction energies. Thus, matter does not have a universal definition, nor is it a fundamental concept in physics today. Matter is also used loosely as a general term for the substance that makes up all observable physical objects.

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      Shaira Rehj Rivera 22 months ago

      Rivera, Shaira Rehj R.

      BSA 1-4

      There are many reasons to study matter, even if you aren't pursuing a career in science. Studying matter is important because it helps us understand the things around us. It helps us make things less complicated. Matter is anything, such as a solid, liquid or gas, that has weight (mass) and occupies space. For anything to occupy space, it must have volume. Thinking about it, everything on earth has weight and takes up space, and that means everything on earth is matter.

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      Clarice Torzar 22 months ago

      Clarice Mae Anne Torzar BSA 1-3

      As an accountant working in a manufacturing company, the process of creating the certain product is very important. Knowing the classification, properties, and changes of matter will give us an inner view of the product that we're planning to do. We can improve these materials if we knew how things changes from one form to another.

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      Guia Angeli Mananghaya 22 months ago

      BSBA 1-1

      Matter is anything we see around us. It has mass and it occupies space. It is important for us to learn about matter, its classifications, states, properties etc. because as a future businessmen and women, we need to know how to properly use our resources in order for us not to experience, scarcity or the limited production of products that causes lack or insuffieciency of a person's needs or wants. We should take care and give restrictions to those people who abuses our natural resources to provide more quality and enough products.

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      Ronnel M. Felipe BSBA 1-1 22 months ago

      Matter is anything that occupies space, it is classified as solid , liquid and gas. It is very important on humans because we are all living on Planet earth where in it is consist and made up of solid, liquid and gas.

      It is important, especially for us, and for me as one of those future business builder, we can get more raw materials out of it. We can use anything and everything under the sun, the only contribution that we are responsible to do with is to take care and limit the usage of it , because they are not renewable and they are all limited.

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      Shayne dela Cruz 22 months ago

      Matter are the things that occupies space and it is all around us. We can define it easily but as a part of being a student who is studying accounting it is essential to as to study this because everything we encounter in our daily life is matter even it is living or non-living we need to treat each of this equally and give importance to all of it because without those things we are nothing and we cannot do anything.

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      Joyce Parulan 22 months ago

      Joyce Kristine Parulan BSA 1-4

      Matter is relevant in studying accounting because it makes up everything around us so if we can't see or touch something we wouldn't be able to analyze the problems in accounting. Matter is a substance which all material is made even humans so if there is no matter there is nothing in this world.

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      Glorielle Maris Sison Esquivel 22 months ago from Baliwag, Bulacan

      Glorielle Maris Esquivel

      BSA 1-2

      *Importance of Matter

      Matter is very important. Everything around us is matter. Everything we see, touch and feel is matter, even us. Matter is everywhere. Matter is life. We use matter in our everyday lives. It's a part of our lives. Example the food that we eat, our clothes, money, cellphone and stuffs we use everyday.

      *What is Matter?

      Matter is a substance that has inertia and occupies physical space. According to modern physics, matter consists of various types of particles, each with mass and size.

      The most familiar examples of material particles are the electron, the proton and the neutron.

      Matter can exist in several states, also called phases. The three most common states are known as solid, liquid and gas.

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      Allia Kate Maximo 22 months ago

      Allia Kate Maximo BSBA 1-1

      Matter is all around us. Matter is the air you are breathing. Matter is the computer you are reading from now. Matter is the stuff you touch and see. And it is more. Matter is defined as anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter is found in 3 major states; solid, liquid and gas.

      So what is matter made of? All matter is made of atoms. Atoms are the smallest particle of matter. They are so small that you cannot see them with your eyes or even with a standard microscope. A standard sheet of paper is about a million atoms thick. Science has come up with a technology to identify atoms called a scanning tunneling microscope which uses electricity to map atoms.

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      Maryrose Cruz 22 months ago

      MARYROSE D CRUZ BSBA 1-1

      Matter is what makes up everything in our world. our kitchen table and the milk you drink are matter. The steam your breath makes on a cold morning is matter, too. we may have noticed something about matter. It is not always the same! In fact, there are three main states of matter. These are solids, liquids, and gases.

      we may know more about the states of matter than we think we do. When we help bake cookies or put water on the stove to boil, we are causing matter to change states.

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      Larry Rankin 2 years ago from Oklahoma

      Fascinating look into the nature of matter.

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      Leah Mae Perez 2 years ago

      Matter is really helpful to Hospitality Management students like me. Because Matter is everywhere we encounter it most of the time sometimes its solid, liquid or gas so we need to be more responsible or careful in taking care a particular furniture or fixtures in the hotel, restaurants or other hospitality industry related.

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      Monic dela Cruz Sarmiento 2 years ago from San Miguel, Bulacan

      31Sarmiento, MDC BUHM (second account)

      Matter really fits in our industry and in our lives as well. Whatever we encounter is matter. Our industry itself is matter. Whatever our job is, there is matter. We encounter different things that is solid, liquid and gas such as food, cleaning materials and the like. So whatever we do, matter exists. Without matter, we will never know the true essence of Hospitality Management.

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      Paulo Tomas 2 years ago

      TOMAS J P BUHM

      Matter we are all matter anything that occupy space, all thing around is matter, all we can touch or see is matter, in field of hospitality management matter is always exist we should know that all matter is important to our lives.

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      Jole Ymenel Tila 2 years ago from Pulilan, Bulacan

      Tila Jole Ymenel F. BUHM

      Matter is anything that lives on earth that has space and volume. As an HM student, everything that we are going to use is made up of matter.

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      jairafulgencio 2 years ago

      FULGENCIO JM BUTM 2014

      matter included ordinary matter composed of atoms and excluded other energy phenomena such as light or sound. This concept of matter may be generalized from atoms to include any objects having mass even when at rest

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      28Quizon,CA 2 years ago

      Matter is important because matter is the substance of everything. Everything we see, touch, taste, feel is matter, and because of that we can easily determined if one substance is a perfect combination for another substance that can make a guest feel satisfied to our service

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      Zyrine Mae Taruc 2 years ago

      Taruc, ZD, BUTM 2014

      Outside of the physical sciences, there can be many other things that aren't matter or energy. Just for example, emotions can be experienced or ideas can be had.

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      MARCELO JME BUTM2015 2 years ago

      In any organism, matter is constantly being used to both build and sustain the organism. Cell parts are continuously being replaced. In the thousands of chemical processes that go on inside a cell, atoms and molecules are both input and output. On a molecular level, almost all the matter that composes an organism at some point becomes part of the waste products that are expelled into the external environment. This matter must continuously be replaced.

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      27 PARUNGAO, GT BUTM 2 years ago

      Matter is defined as anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter has many definitions, but the most common is that it is any substance which has mass and occupies space. All physical objects are composed of matter, in the form of atoms, which are in turn composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons.

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      Mary Rose Banzon 2 years ago

      if there was no matter everything in this world would be nonsense.Matter is also used loosely as a general term for the substance that makes up all observable physical objects.Matter is anything that has mass and occupy space.

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      Elli Rose Gabriel 2 years ago

      1 BALELA, E.G BUTM 2014

      matter is very important for everyone. Because matter is the material that makes up all things, if there was no matter everything in this world would be nonsense.

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      Capanas MJ BUHM 2 years ago

      Capanas MJ BUHM

      Matter the thing that form physical object ad occupies space important hospitality management because there are also things tha are used to process the meat cooking on the matter from simple metal and non metal.

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      Reniel Carillo 2 years ago

      matter may be generalized from atoms to include any objects having mass even when at rest, but this is ill-defined because an object's mass can arise from its (possibly massless) constituents' motion and interaction energies.

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      37ValerioMMBUHM 2 years ago

      Matter is also used loosely as a general term for the substance that makes up all observable physical objects.

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      John Andrew CAbrera 2 years ago

      Matter is the term for any type of material. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. It is important in our lives, without matter we don't exists.

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      Glenric Samaniego 2 years ago

      Matter is anything that has mass and occupy space. Everything that we are looking, drinking or eating from other places. It is relevant to tourism because as a tour guide, for example, we must know that everything has its value and everything has space like matter.

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      Ellen Mae M. Canoza 2 years ago from Bonga Mayor, Bustos Bulacan

      03, Canoza EM BUHM

      Its all about matter in HM students, At Cooking Matters, we encourage y to create a learner-centered environment in the classroom. In a learner-centered environment, adults bring their life experiences to their learning experiences, and use those to determine what is important and relevant to learn.

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      John Carlo Viola 2 years ago

      The matter is important to HM students because, the ingredients we use and the way how to cook our dish there is matter.

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      Jahana Nicole 2 years ago

      Matter is very important in hm student because all are surroundings us is made of matter even food have matter or we need to use matter to create a food

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      simplyariannejoy 2 years ago

      17 Flores, AJ BUHM

      The relevance of matter in our field is that it promotes compatibility of substances. Everything we see, touch, taste, feel is matter, and because of that we can easily determined if one substance is a perfect combination for another substance that can make a guest feel satisfied to our service. We are hospitality management student so that we have to know everything that can cause harm to our guest and how can we avoid such things by learning matter.

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      Rolyn Santos 2 years ago from Bustos, Bulacan

      All things — living and nonliving — are made of matter, and all matter is composed of tiny particles called atoms. Atoms combine together to form molecules. Atoms of different types are called elements. It walks us through a deciduous forest ecosystem and identifies some of the elements that compose living — or organic — matter. These elements include carbon (C), hydrogen (H), nitrogen (N), oxygen (O), phosphorus (P), sulfur (S), calcium (Ca) and iron (Fe). Nonliving — or inorganic — matter contains these elements too, but in very different proportions.

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      renzocauzon 2 years ago

      09 Cauzon,RA BUHM

      Matter can affect in every perspectives in our daily life. Matter is anything that occupy space. It is very important to us because all of the thing in our surroundings are made of matter.

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      Richmond V 2 years ago from Bustos, Bulacan

      Matter is important because it has a connection to life. All things are made of matter and it is important to know matter properly.

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      Patricia Rivera 2 years ago

      In matter which cases that it is everywhere. Tourism Management usually use that "matter is everywhere" because it is used in nature and human beings.

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      kennethCorpuz 2 years ago

      matter is also know of gravity and full of energy because all about matter is consider full energy and powerful like nature is a gravitationally is a classify and maintain of energy and connect of course in tourism of energy all about matter in tourism go to in the air like professionally in tourism because tourism is a gravity in airplane and airport

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      Bernadette Devera 2 years ago

      We all know that matter is anything that occupy space and has mass. With the help of matter we can easily identify which is the solid, liquid, gas or plasma on our surroundings. Since elementary we all know this 4 classification.

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      Bernadette Devera 2 years ago

      4 DEVERA, B BUTM

      Matter is everything around us that exist. Without it, there would be nothing. MONEY, AIR, WATER, FOOD & SHELTER is the importance of matter in our daily life anything that we use was made by matter that's why matter is very important to us.

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      AlmiraEvangelista 2 years ago

      Evangelista, Almira

      BSTM l-l

      Everything Matters... It all started since the day you were born, the first day you starts seeing everything.

      In your daily lives and it will only all ends up when you die. :)

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      AndreaBarcita 2 years ago

      3 BARCITA AR M. BUHM14

      Matter is very important in our course and also in our daily lives because, everything is made up of matter. Because without matter there’s no us and everything is nothing.

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      Cea Castillo 2 years ago

      Matter is important because anything that we use was made by matter. We also need to classify matter for various reasons. This makes  it easy to identify matter as either liquid, solid or gas based on  the qualities that it has.

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      Avinash 2 years ago

      И хич не ми пука колко добре натискат копчетата в асансьора или други клавиши of that matetr. Изразът е for that matetr .Моля, те оправи го. Дразнещо е някакси

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      Estacio M O BUTM 2 years ago

      Matter is important to our daily lives. Also, in the field of Tourism and Hospitality industry. Because everything is made of matter and without it, we are nothing.

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      Carl patrick tan 2 years ago

      33TANBUHM

      Matter really matters". That is the statement that came first to my head after I read this Blog. Being an HM student I really have to know what was the relevance of matter in my course. It really contributes a lot. Because everything that we are going to use in the future when we are working is an example of matter. Whether it is Solid, Liquid, Gas, or even Plasma. Matter is important in our daily life because everywhere matter is present. And in our industry, as a tourism student we serve passengers with different kind of food, service and etc. which matter is always used, its either a solid material, liquid or gas.

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      Michael Baylon 2 years ago

      physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; (in physics) that which occupies space and possesses rest mass, especially as distinct from energy.

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      Melanie Samson 2 years ago

      31 SAMSON, MH BUTM1-12014-2015

      Matter is truly part of our daily lives. From the start of our day, till we end it. And the things we use and spend our day with.

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      Janice Gonzales 2 years ago

      17 GONZALES JB BUTM 2014

      As a tourism student we use different kind of materials like spoona ,push cart in airport and the other materials that we use is made up of matter.

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      john carl ballentes 2 years ago

      B A L L E N T E S john CARL B U H M 2014-2015

      Matter is very important in hm student because all are surroundings us is made of matter even food have matter or we need to use matter to create a food

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      Carla Katrina Liwag 2 years ago from Baliwag, Bulacan

      LIWAG, CK BUHM 2014

      Matter is the term for any type of material. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. It is very important to us, as a HM student, because all of the thing in our surroundings are made of matter.