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The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

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Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Concentration

Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.

Free Energy Change

The indicator of spontaneity of a process at constnt T and P. If delta-G is negative, the process is spontaneous.

Semipermable Membrane

A thin partition between two solutions through which certain molecules can pass but others cannot.

Solubility Product Constant

Equilibrium constant that applies to the dissolution of a slightly soluble compound.

Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

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.

Condensation

Liquefaction of vapor.

Binding Energy (nuclear binding energy)

The energy equivalent (E = mc^2) of the mass deficiency of an atom.  where: E = is the energy in joules, m is the mass in kilograms, and c is the speed of light in m/s^2

Bonding Orbital

A molecular orbit lower in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends stability to a molecule or ion when populated with electron.