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

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Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Hydration Energy

The energy change accompanying the hydration of a mole of gase and ions.

Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Crystal Field Stabilization Energy

A measure of the net energy of stabilization gained by a metal ion's nonbonding d electrons as a result of complex formation.

London Forces

Very weak and very short-range attractive forces between short-lived temporary (induced) dipoles, also called dispersion Forces.

Continuous Spectrum

Spectrum that contains all wave-lengths in a specified region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Ideal Solution

A solution that obeys Raoult's Law exactly.

Coordination Compound or Complex

A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.

Hydration

Reaction of a substance with water.