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Equilibrium constant that applies to the dissociation of a comples ion into a simple ion and coordinating species (ligands).

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Raoult's Law

The vapor pressure of a solvent in an ideal solution decreases as its mole fraction decreases.

Hydrophilic Colloids

Colloidal particles that repel water molecules.

Hydrogenation

The reaction in which hydrogen adds across a double or triple bond.

Bomb Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings at constant volume.

Mass Spectrometer

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

Colligative Properties

Physical properties of solutions that depend upon the number but not the kind of solute particles present.

Ground State

The lowest energy state or most stable state of an atom, molecule or ion.

Conduction Band

A partially filled band or a band of vacant energy levels just higher in energy than a filled band, a band within which, or into which, electrons must be promoted to allow electrical conduction to occur in a solid.

Boiling Point

The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the applied pressure, also the condensation point