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what is the scope of chemistry?

 

Asked by Shailesh 21st June 2018, 4:09 PM
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Chemistry is the branch of science which deals with the study of substances – their composition or constituents, their method of preparation and their reaction with other substances. The two main branches of chemistry are:

  • Inorganic Chemistry: Includes study of innumerable elements and compounds including metals
    and non-metals.
  • Organic Chemistry: Includes study of specific carbon compounds of carbon and hydrogen.
Scope of chemistry
  • Fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides are used to improve soil fertility, to kill insects, to inhibit fungi, to destroy and control weeds respectively.
  • Anaesthetics are used for inducing unconsciousness for painless surgical operations; antiseptics are used for minimizing bacterial growth and initiating early recovery.
  • A number of consumer products are developed using the basic knowledge of chemistry, including cosmetics, detergents, paper, pencils, pens, glass, bags, plastics etc.
  • In industry chemical compounds like paints, dyes, steels, alloys have a lot of applications.
  • Chemistry has helped in developing a number of life-saving drugs that are useful in controlling the spread of diseases.
Answered by Expert 21st June 2018, 4:32 PM
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