Problem: Which of the following properties of chalk are physical properties?Substances have both chemical properties and physical properties.Chemical properties describe the characteristic ability of a substance to react to form new substances through a new arrangement of atomsPhysical properties are characteristics that can be measured without changing the composition of the sample under study. The appearance, but not the composition, will change.

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Which of the following properties of chalk are physical properties?

Substances have both chemical properties and physical properties.

  • Chemical properties describe the characteristic ability of a substance to react to form new substances through a new arrangement of atoms
  • Physical properties are characteristics that can be measured without changing the composition of the sample under study. The appearance, but not the composition, will change.

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