Examples of chemical properties include toxicity, flammability and chemical stability. Measuring these properties involves observing their effects on laboratory animals, testing with a flame or observing changes over tim... More » Science Chemistry

Some chemical properties of xenon include dissolving slightly in water, reacting with fluorine and becoming toxic and explosive in compound form. Xenon is known as an "inert gas" or a "noble gas" because it typically doe... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

An organic chemical is any molecule with at least one carbon atom forming its base, and a few examples of organic molecules include living matter such as the DNA of plants and animals, nonliving naturally occuring matter... More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry
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