Problem: When we say that lead is a denser metal than aluminum, are we talking about an extensive or intensive property?

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We’re being asked to classify the given property as intensive or extensive

Intensive and extensive properties are both physical properties:

Intensive Property

does not depend on the amount of the substance/element/compound
even if you change the amount of the substance, this property will remain the same
example: color, density


Extensive Property

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When we say that lead is a denser metal than aluminum, are we talking about an extensive or intensive property?

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