Define A Physical Change

Define: (a) a physical change, (b) a chemical change.


(a) Physical Change: A physical change is a temporary change in which no new substance is formed and the chemical composition of the original substance remains the same, even though its physical properties like colour, state, shape, size etc. might change.
(b) Chemical Change: A chemical change is permanent change in which new substances are formed whose chemical composition and physical and chemical properties are different from those of in original substance.