Which of the following are matter?

Chair, air, love, smell, hate, almonds, thought, cold, cold drink, smell of perfume



We know that matter is anything that has mass and occupies space.

Hence, the following things can be termed as matter 

  • Chair
  • Air 
  • Almonds 
  • Cold drink 
  • Smell of perfume


Note : Smell of perfume is matter . The particles of perfume are diffused into the air. The movement of air throughout the room enables us to smell it. The particle nature of the perfume makes the smell of perfume a matter.

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  2. Chapter 1 Class 9 - Matter In Our Surroundings

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