We’re being asked to classify the given property as intensive or extensive.
Intensive and extensive properties are both physical properties:
• does not depend on the amount of the substance/element/compound
• even if you change the amount of the substance, this property will remain the same
• example: color, density
When we say that lead is a denser metal than aluminum, are we talking about an extensive or intensive property?
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