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A compound containing an alkyl group bonded to a benzene ring.

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Le Chatelier's Principle

States that a system at equilibrium, or striving to attain equilibrium, responds in such a way as to counteract any stress placed upon it.
If a stress (change of conditions) is applied to a system at equilibrium, the system shifts in the direction that reduces stress.

Coulometry

The quantitative application of Faraday's Law to the analysis of materials. The current and time are the usual variables measured.

Molality

Concentration expressed as number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.

Coordination Isomers

Isomers involving exchanges of ligands between complex cation and complex anion of the same compound.

Partial Pressure

The pressure exerted by one gas in a mixture of gases.

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

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van der Waals' Equation

An equation of state that extends the ideal gas law to real gases by inclusion of two empirically determined parameters, which are different for different gases.

Mass Number

The sum of the numbers of protons and neutrons in an atom, an integer.