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Element

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

Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Salt and its use in everyday life

Cooking salt is a product that is available in every kitchen, and it’s not as simple as it seems. The history of this product shows that it was valued like gold.

Contact Process

Industrial process by which sulfur trioxide and sulfuric acid are produced from sulfur dioxide.

PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Coordination Number

In describing crystals, the number of nearest neighbours of an atom or ion. The number of donor atoms coordinated to a metal.

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

xylene

Any of three oily, colorless, water-insoluble, flammable, toxic, isomeric liquids, C8H10, of the benzene series, obtained mostly from coal tar: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.