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An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

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Capillary Action

The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.

Amino Acid

Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

Degenerate

Of the same energy.

Percent Purity

The percent of a specified compound or element in an impure sample.

Where is ozone used?

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

Formula Unit

The smallest repeating unit of a substance. The molecule for nonionic substances

xylic acid

Any of six colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C9H10O2, derived from xylene.

Carcinogen

A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.

 

Geometrical Isomers

Compounds with different arrangements of groups on either side of a bond with restricted rotation, such as a double bond or a single bond in a ring, for example cis-trans isomers of certain alkenes. Stereoisomers that are not mirror images of each other, also known as position isomers.

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

It is impossible to determine accurately both the momentum and position of an electron simultaneously.