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Law of Conservation of Mass

Law of Conservation of Mass


  • We use this law very often and it simply means that mass can neither be created nor destroyed. 
  • The law of conservation was given by a French Chemist "Antoine Lavoisier".
  • The law also says that, In a chemical reaction, the total mass of the products is equal to the total mas of reactants taking part in the reaction. 
  • This law is used in balancing of equations.




What is Mass ?

  • It is the quantity of matter contained in an object.
  • Unlike weight, it's value is contant for an object around the whole universe.




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