General chemistry (MED8391039)
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    Chemistry is the science of mixing elements and atoms together. The idea evolved from alchemy, which was aimed at converting everyday metals into silver, gold and diamond – the valuable metals.

    “If I found a way to convert metal into gold, I probably wouldn’t tell anyone!” Mandy remarked.

    “You’re probably right Mandy,” Jamie replied, “which is why to this day the profession of alchemy has been ‘unsuccessful’ – or so they say…

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    So what exactly is chemistry?
    It's about mixing stuff together.

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    But in a nutshell, that's what it's about!

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