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In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.

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Molecular Orbital Theory

A theory of chemical bonding based upon the postulated existence of molecular orbitals.

Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.

Equivalent Weight

An oxidizing or reducing agent, who's mass gains (oxidizing agents) or loses (reducing agents) 6.022 x 1023 electrons in a redox reaction.
The mass of an acid or base that furnishes or reacts with 6.022 x 1023 H3O+ or OH- ions.

Saccharic acid

A white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C6H10O8, usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. Also called "Glucaric acid."

Alpha Particles

A helium nucleus.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Melting Point

The temperature at which liquid and solid coexist in equilibrium, also the freezing point.

Collision Theory

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

Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among elements and compounds as they undergo chemical changes.

Composition Stoichiometry

Descibes the quantitative (mass) relationships among elements in compounds.