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What is Physical Chemistry?

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Thu, 18 Jul 2024

What is Physical Chemistry?

You might have guessed that physical chemistry combines physics and chemistry.

As an example, let’s consider water. You already know its chemical formula: H2O. Now think about what happens when you boil water. How about when water freezes? Why does sugar dissolve in water? How does that happen? The chemical answers to these questions have to do with the arrangement of the atoms in a water molecule, while physics tells us what is going on between the water molecules.

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