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Different forms of the same element in the same physical state.

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Lanthanides

Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).

Activity Series

A listing of metals (and hydrogen) in order of decreasing activity.

Acid

A substance that produces H+(aq) ions in aqueous solution. Strong acids ionize completely or almost completely in dilute aqueous solution. Weak acids ionize only slightly. Chemicals or substances having the property of an acid are said to be acidic.

Amphoterism

The ability to react with both acids and bases.Ability of substance to act as either an acid or a base.

Acetic Acid

CA3COOH, clear, colorless liquid, pungent odor. Boiling point 140C, flash point 54C (closed cup), autoignition temperature 38OC.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

It's getting close to New Years and many people are starting to think about how to lose those extra pounds they managed to gain over the holidays. There are many sorts of diets and fads that have developed over the years from cutting carbs to cutting protein. Everyone has their own opinion as to which one is healthy or not and which produces the best results. There is one thing that almost every can agree on. That being high sugar and caffeine products like sodas are not good for you, but those are not the only dangers found in food and beverages.

Frasch Process

Method by which elemental sulfur is mined or extracted. Sulfur is melted with superheated water (at 170°C under high pressure) and forced to the surface of the earth as a slurry.

 

Coordination Isomers

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

Energy

The capacity to do work or transfer heat.