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Binary Compound

A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

Condensed States

The solid and liquid states.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Isoelectric

Having the same electronic configurations.

Reversible Reaction

Reactions that do not go to completion and occur in both the forward and reverse direction.

Hard Water

Water containing Fe3+, Ca2+, and Mg2+ ions, which forms precipates with soap.

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.

xylic acid

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

Element

A substance that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by chemical means.