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Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

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PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Atomic Number


Integral number of protons in the nucleus, defines the identity of element.
 

Valence Bond Theory

Assumes that covalent bonds are formed when atomic orbitals on different atoms overlap and the electrons are shared.

S Orbital

A spherically symmetrical atomic orbital, one per energy level.

Transition State Theory

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

Ampere

Unit of electrical current, one ampere equals one coulomb per second.

 

Le Chatelier's Principle

States that a system at equilibrium, or striving to attain equilibrium, responds in such a way as to counteract any stress placed upon it.
If a stress (change of conditions) is applied to a system at equilibrium, the system shifts in the direction that reduces stress.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

Cation

A positive ion, an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons.

Raoult's Law

The vapor pressure of a solvent in an ideal solution decreases as its mole fraction decreases.