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Group VIIA elements: F, Cl, Br, I

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Octahedral

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and six atoms at the corners of a octahedron.

Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Lanthanides

Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).

Where is ozone used?

Ozone is widely used in various areas of our life. It is used in medicine, in industry, in everyday life.

Chain Termination Step

The combination of two radicals, which removes the reactive species that propagate the change reaction.

Acetic Acid

CA3COOH, clear, colorless liquid, pungent odor. Boiling point 140C, flash point 54C (closed cup), autoignition temperature 38OC.

Heteronuclear

Consisting of different elements.

Transition State Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through high-energy transition states before forming products.

Diamonds Are Forever

Diamonds are still a girl's best friend, right? We love the shiny gems. They are the most popular rocks sold today. But what exactly are they, anyway? Where do they come from? What else are they used for?

Endothermicity

The absorption of heat by a system as the process occurs.