Is tearing of paper a  physical change? Why not a chemical change?

Asked by Navin | 27th Oct, 2015, 10:22: AM

Expert Answer:

Tearing a piece of paper is a physical change because when you rip it, it still remains a piece of paper. Consider a piece of paper and burn it, its a chemical change because you cant change it back to wood again.

Answered by Arvind Diwale | 27th Oct, 2015, 11:36: AM