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A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

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Transition State Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through high-energy transition states before forming products.

Basic Anhydride

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

Law of Conservation of Matter

There is no detectable change in the quantity of matter during an ordinary chemical reaction.

Octane Number

A number that indicates how smoothly a gasoline burns.

Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.

Chemical Change

A change in which one or more new substances are formed.

High Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an outer orbital complex, all t2g and eg orbitals are singly occupied before any pairing occurs.

Molecular Formula

Formula that indicates the actual number of atoms present in a molecule of a molecular substance.

Beta Particle

Electron emitted from the nucleus when a neuton decays to a proton and an electron.

Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.