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An organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom.

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Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Nernst Equation

Corrects standard electrode potentials for nonstandard conditions.

Accuracy

How closely a measured value agrees with the correct value.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

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Diamonds are still a girl's best friend, right? We love the shiny gems. They are the most popular rocks sold today. But what exactly are they, anyway? Where do they come from? What else are they used for?

Fluids

Substances that flow freely, gases and liquids.

Strong Field Ligand

Ligand that exerts a strong crystal or ligand electrical field and generally forms low spin complexes with metal ions when possible.

Radiation

High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.

Alkenes (Olefins)

Unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain one or more carbon-carbon double bonds.

Why do copper products change color, and what is the name of the process?

Probably, every person wants to know, why over time the copper turns green and becomes bloomed. This is easy to explain: that film is called patina.