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

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Active Metal

Metal with low ionization energy that loses electrons readily to form cations.

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.

Substance

Any kind of matter all specimens of which have the same chemical composition and physical properties.

 

Coke

An impure form of carbon obtained by destructive distillation of coal or petroleum.

Raoult's Law

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

Surface Tension

It is the force in dynes acting along the surface of the liquid 1cm in length and perpendicular to it.

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

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Chemistry is a familiar school subject

Everyone liked to observe the reaction of reagents. But few know interesting facts about chemistry, which we will discuss in this article.

Galvanizing

Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.