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It is a physical change of form.

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Why breaking of stick is physical change?

Because its physical shape changes, what it is didn't change, which would be a chemical change.

Is breaking a stick a chemical or physical change?

It is a physical change because you did not put acid on it or something.

Is breaking a glow stick a chemical or physical change?

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A match stick a physical or a chemical change?

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Breaking a light stick chemical change?

Breaking a light stick is not a chemical in and of its self, but the subsequent process that produces light is.

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Is breaking a stick a physical change?

YES. It surely is NOT chemical but a physical change.If you think of the stick in terms of it is a solid, then you will understand that the broken parts have not changed their physical state, only their appearance.So its physical stateis not changed, but its (mechanical, or outer properties) form is changed by force.

What toy shows a physical change?

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