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Solution

Homogeneous mixture of two or more substances.

Coke

An impure form of carbon obtained by destructive distillation of coal or petroleum.

Inhibitory Catalyst

An inhibitor, a catalyst that decreases the rate of reaction.

Electronic Geometry

The geometric arrangement of orbitals containing the shared and unshared electron pairs surrounding the central atom of a molecule or polyatomic ion.

Transition State Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through high-energy transition states before forming products.

yield

The quantity of product formed by the interaction of two or more substances, generally expressed as a percentage of the quantity obtained to that theoretically obtainable.

Binary Acid

A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Heavy Water

Water containing deuterium, a heavy isotope of hydrogen.

Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.