Intensive vs. Extensive Properties

Intensive

Properties that do not depend on the amount of matter present.

Extensive

Properties that do depend on the amount of matter present.

Color

Intensive

Odor

Intensive

Luster - How shiny a substance is.

Intensive

Malleability - The ability of a substance to be beaten into thin sheets.

Intensive

Ductility - The ability of a substance to be drawn into thin wires.

Intensive

Conductivity - The ability of a substance to allow the flow of energy or electricity.

Intensive

Hardness - How easily a substance can be scratched.

Intensive

Melting/Freezing Point - The temperature at which the solid and liquid phases of a substance are in equilibrium at atmospheric pressure.

Intensive

Boiling Point - The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the pressure on the liquid (generally atmospheric pressure).

Intensive

Density - The mass of a substance divided by its volume. D=M/V

Intensive

Mass - A measurement of the amount of matter in a object (grams).

Extensive

Weight - A measurement of the gravitational force of attraction of the earth acting on an object.

Extensive

Volume - A measurement of the amount of space a substance occupies.

Extensive

Length

Extensive

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Extensive

Energy - The amount of potential or kinetic energy - the ability to cause changee

Extensive

Viscosity - the resistance to flow

Intensive

Magnetism

Intensive

Buoyancy - upward force on an object by the fluid around it

Intensive