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4.3: Video: Atomic Laws

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  • Law of Conservation of Mass

    The Law of Conservation of Mass states that matter is not created or destroyed—it only changes form.

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    Law of Definite Proportions

    The Law of Definite Proportions states that a compound will always contain the same ratio (of either atoms or mass) of the same elements.

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    Law of Multiple Proportions

    If two elements combine in a different ratio, the result is a different compound. In other words, the same compound will always form from the same elements in the same ratio.

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    • Chemistry Concepts: Conservation of Mass/Energy. Authored by: Thirst for Science. Located at: https://youtu.be/J5hM1DxaPLw. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube license
    • Chemistry 5.8a Law of Definite Proportions. Authored by: IsaacsTEACH. Located at: https://youtu.be/nvTB2cMbWU8. License: All Rights Reserved. License Terms: Standard YouTube license
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