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Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Substitution Reaction

A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.

Formula

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

 

Oil

Liquid triester of glycerol and unsaturated fatty acids.

Thermal Cracking

Decomposition by heating a substance in the presence of a catalyst and in the absence of air.

 

Oxide

A binary compound of oxygen.

Alkaline Earth Metals

Group IIA metals

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.

Diagonal Similarities

Refers to chemical similarities in the Periodic Table of elements of Period 2 to elements of Period 3 one group to the right, especially evident toward the left of the periodic table.

Lewis Dot Formula (Electron Dot Formula)

Representation of the core of a molecule, ion or formula unit by showing atomic symbols and only outer shell electrons.