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what is difference between chemical property and physical property

what is difference between chemical property and physical property?

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Bruce F. | PhD Chemist and community college faculty member/ researcherPhD Chemist and community college facult...
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A chemical property is one that may change in a chemical reaction.  The chemical property is subject to change via chemical reactions which is not true of physical properties. 
Francisco E. | Francisco; Civil Engineering, Math., Science, Spanish, Computers.Francisco; Civil Engineering, Math., Sci...
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A physical property is any property that can be measured and whose value is the description of the state of a physical system. The measurement of a physical property may change the arrangement of matter in a sample, but not the structure of its molecules. Any property you can see, smell, touch, hear or otherwise detect and measure as color, shape etc.
A chemical property may only be observed by changing the chemical identity of a substance. This property measures the potential for undergoing a chemical change. Examples of chemical properties include reactivity, flammability and oxidation states.