What Are Properties in Science?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 8:53:46 PM ET
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In chemistry, the term "property" is frequently used to describe the attributes of a substance, such as density, oxidation, state of matter, mass, conductivity, color, bonding and many other traits. These properties are used to understand how a substance behaves in different situations.