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Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.

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Electrophile

Positively charged or electron-deficient.

Activity Series

A listing of metals (and hydrogen) in order of decreasing activity.

Homologous Series

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

Displacement Reactions

Reactions in which one element displaces another from a compound.

 

Concentration

Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.

Electrochemistry

Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Ionization Energy

The minimum amount of energy required to remove the most loosely held electron of an isolated gaseous atom or ion.

Coordination Number

In describing crystals, the number of nearest neighbours of an atom or ion. The number of donor atoms coordinated to a metal.