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A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

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Solution

Homogeneous mixture of two or more substances.

Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO)

A person or employee who is qualified by training or experience to provide technical guidance in the development and implementations of the provisions of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

Radioactive Dating

Method of dating ancient objects by determining the ratio of amounts of mother and daughter nuclides present in an object and relating the ratio to the object?s age via half-life calculations.

Proton

A subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0073 amu and a charge of +1, found in thew nuclei of atoms.

Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.

 

Polymerization

The combination of many small molecules to form large molecules.

Homogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in the same phase (solid, liquid or gas) as the reactants. The process is called Homogeneous Catalysis.

Dumas Method

A method used to determine the molecular weights of volatile liquids.

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.