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Law of Conservation of Matter and Energy

The total amount of matter and energy available in the universe is fixed.

Percentage Ionization

The percentage of the weak electrolyte that ionizes in a solution of given concentration.

Biodegradability

The ability of a substance to be broken down into simpler substances by bacteria.

 

Distillation

The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

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Everyone liked to observe the reaction of reagents. But few know interesting facts about chemistry, which we will discuss in this article.

Ideal Gas

A hypothetical gas that obeys exactly all postulates of the kinetic-molecular theory.

 

Optical Isomers

Stereoisomers that differ only by being nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other, like right and left hands, also called enantiomers.

Valence Bond Theory

Assumes that covalent bonds are formed when atomic orbitals on different atoms overlap and the electrons are shared.

Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Polymer

A large molecule consisting of chains or rings of linked monomer units, usually characterized by high melting and boiling points.