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A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.

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Square Planar

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

Ionic Bonding

Chemical bonding resulting from the transfer of one or more electrons from one atom or a group of atoms to another.

Salicylate

A salt or ester of salicylic acid.

Electrode Potentials

Potentials, E, of half-reactions as reductions versus the standard hydrogen electrode.

Electrodes

Surfaces upon which oxidation and reduction half-reactions, occur in electrochemical cells.

Electronic Geometry

The geometric arrangement of orbitals containing the shared and unshared electron pairs surrounding the central atom of a molecule or polyatomic ion.

Nernst Equation

Corrects standard electrode potentials for nonstandard conditions.

Electrolysis

Process that occurs in electrolytic cells.

Ionization

In aqueous solution, the process in which a molecular compound reacts with water and forms ions.

Fat

Solid triester of glycerol and (mostly) saturated fatty acids.