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An orgainic ion carrying a positive charge on a carbon atom.

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Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Detergent

A soap-like emulsifer that contains a sulfate, SO3 or a phosphate group instead of a carboxylate group.

Pauli Exclusion Principle

No two electrons in the same atom may have identical sets of four quantum numbers.

Group

A vertical column in the periodic table, also called a family.

Vapor Pressure

The particle pressure of a vapor at the surface of its parent liquid.

Coordination Sphere

The metal ion and its coordinating ligands but not any uncoordinated counter-ions.

Dilution

Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.

Coordination Isomers

Isomers involving exchanges of ligands between complex cation and complex anion of the same compound.

Avogadro's Number

The number (6.022x10^23) of atoms, molecules or particles found in exactly 1 mole of substance.

Law of Combining Volumes (Gay-Lussac's Law)

At constant temperature and pressure, the volumes of reacting gases (and any gaseous products) can be expressed as ratios of small whole numbers.