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

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Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons that contain double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.

Graham's Law

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

Gem-dimethyl group

Two methyl groups of the same carbon atom.

Geiger counter

A gas filled tube which discharges electriaclly when ionizing radiation passes through it.

Colloid

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles do not settle out.

Acid Anhydride

Compound produced by dehydration of a carbonic acid. General formula is R--C--O--C--R. Chemical compound that reacts with water to form an acid and are usually oxides of nonmetallic elements.

Ground State

The lowest energy state or most stable state of an atom, molecule or ion.

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Reaction Ratio

The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.

 

Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.