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Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.

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Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).

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Alums

Hydrated sulfates of the general formula M+M3+(SO4)2.12H2).

Lewis Base

Any species that can make available a share in an electron pair.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.

Derivative

A compound that can be imagined to arise from a partent compound by replacement of one atom with another atom or group of atoms. Used extensively in orgainic chemistry to assist in identifying compounds.

Law of Conservation of Matter

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

Electrode Potentials

Potentials, E, of half-reactions as reductions versus the standard hydrogen electrode.

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.

 

Polydentate

Refers to ligands with more than one donor atom.