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The rates of effusion of gases are inversely proportional to the square roots of their molecular weights or densities.

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Law of Combining Volumes (Gay-Lussac's Law)

At constant temperature and pressure, the volumes of reacting gases (and any gaseous products) can be expressed as ratios of small whole numbers.

 

Anion

A negative ion, an atom or goup of atoms that has gained one or more electrons.

 

Standard Reaction

A reaction in which the numbers of moles of reactants shown in the balanced equation, all in their standard states, are completely converted to the numbers of moles of products shown in the balanced equation, also sall at their standard state.

Dermal toxicity

Adverse health effects resulting from skin exposure ot a substance.

Plasma

A physical state of matter which exists at extremely high temperatures in which all molecules are dissociated and most atoms are ionized.

Extrapolate

To estimate the value of a result outside the range of a series of known values. Technique used in standard additions calibration procedure.

Sigma Bonds

Bonds resulting from the head-on overlap of atomic orbitals, in which the region of electron sharing is along and (cylindrically) symmetrical to the imaginary line connecting the bonded atoms.

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.

Primary Voltaic Cells

Voltaic cells that cannot be recharged, no further chemical reaction is possible once the reactants are consumed.

Disproportionation Reactions

Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.