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Two methyl groups of the same carbon atom.

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Period

The elements in a horizontal row of the periodic table.

Chemical Periodicity

The variations in properties of elements with their position in the periodic table.

Cathode

Electrode at which reduction occurs in a cathode ray tube, the negative electrode.

Saturated Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons that contain only single bonds. They are also called alkanes or paraffin hydrocarbons.

Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO)

A person or employee who is qualified by training or experience to provide technical guidance in the development and implementations of the provisions of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

Interesting facts about metals

Metals have been used by people since ancient times. All the time the process of obtaining them was improved, useful alloys of various metals appeared. Let’s look at interesting facts about metals.

Precipitate

An insoluble solid formed by mixing in solution the constituent ions of a slightly soluble solution.

Chemical Change

A change in which one or more new substances are formed.

Downs Cell

Electrolytic cell for the commercial electrolysis of molten sodium chloride. For further information see Electrochemistry or Fuel Cells.

xenon tetrafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.