what is matter
Matter: Anything which surrounds us, which has a definite mass, volume and which occupies a some space is called as matter. The matter must have inertia and can have various types of particles.
In general terms, anything that we see or feel to have presence is a matter like, soil, air, water, atom, molecules, particles, elements , chair, table building, living-nonliving things etc. all are the examples of matter.