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Theory of reaction rates that states that effective collisions between reactant molecules must occur in order for the reaction to occur.

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Suspension

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles settle out of solvent-like phase some time after their introduction.

Electron Configuration

Specific distribution of electrons in atomic orbitals of atoms or ions.

Osmotic Pressure

The hydrostatic pressure produced on the surface of a semipermable membrane by osmosis.

Clay

A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.

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.

Heat of Crystallization

The amount of heat that must be removed from one gram of a liquid at its freezing point to freeze it with no change in temperature.

Saturated Solution

Solution in which no more solute will dissolve.

Autoionization

An ionization reaction between identical molecules.

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.