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The properties of water are different from the properties of the elements of which it is formed. Discuss. - Chemistry

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The properties of water are different from the properties of the elements of which it is formed. Discuss.

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Properties of water are different from the properties of elements from which it is formed.

Property

Water

Elements - Oxygen and Hydrogen

Nature

It is a clear, colourless, odourless, tasteless and transparent liquid.

These are colourless, odourless, tasteless and non-poisonous gases.

Solubility

It can dissolve many substances and is called a universal solvent.

Oxygen and hydrogen are slightly soluble in water.

Density

Pure water has maximum density at 4°C.

Oxygen is heavier than air, and hydrogen is the lightest of all the known gases.

Concept: Properties
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Selina Concise Science Chemistry 1 Class 9 ICSE
Chapter 3 Water
Exercise 3 (A) | Q 8 | Page 37
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