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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

What is a property?


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What is a property? Here is my definition:


A property is a fundamental attribute


I believe that properties are the most fundamental type of attribute. When I think of properties, I often think of chemical elements. Every chemical element has its own fundamental attributes which are also called 'properties'. For example, helium has the property of a low boiling point. This is a property because having a low boiling point is fundamental to helium.



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