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

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Metathesis Reactions

Reactions in which two compounds react to form two new compounds, with no changes in oxidation number. Reactions in which the ions of two compounds exchange partners.

 

Square Planar

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and four atoms at the corners of a square.

Ferromagnetism

The ability of a substance to become permanently magnetized by exposure to an external magnetic field.

Autoionization

An ionization reaction between identical molecules.

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.

Polydentate

Refers to ligands with more than one donor atom.

Electrolytic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current by ions through a solution or pure liquid.

Nuclide Symbol

Symbol for an atom A/Z E, in which E is the symbol of an element, Z is its atomic number, and A is its mass number.

Homologous Series

A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.