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

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Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Barometer

A device for measuring pressure.

Standard Reaction

A reaction in which the numbers of moles of reactants shown in the balanced equation, all in their standard states, are completely converted to the numbers of moles of products shown in the balanced equation, also sall at their standard state.

Group

A vertical column in the periodic table, also called a family.

xenon hexafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF6, that melts at 50°C to a yellow liquid, and boils at 75°C.

Isoelectric

Having the same electronic configurations.

Breeder Reactor

A nuclear reactor that produces more fissionable nuclear fuel than it consumes.

Method of Initial Rates

Method of determining the rate-law expression by carrying out a reaction with different initial concentrations and analyzing the resultant changes in initial rates.

Spectator Ions

Ions in a solution that do not participate in a chemical reaction.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.