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Either the oxidation part or the reduction part of a redox reaction.

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Combination Reaction

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

Nernst Equation

Corrects standard electrode potentials for nonstandard conditions.

Alkaline Battery

A dry cell in which the electrolyte contains KOH.

Wild patina, is it so bad?

Usually this kind of patina appears on monuments. The most striking example is the Statue of Liberty in New York.

Electrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.

 

Peroxide

A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22

Ozone

We breathe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, consuming about 25 kg of air every day. It turns out that we practically predetermine our health by the air we breathe.

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).

Free Energy Change

The indicator of spontaneity of a process at constnt T and P. If delta-G is negative, the process is spontaneous.

Melting Point

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