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A Lewis base in a coordination compound.

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Hydride

A binary compound of hydrogen.

 

Bonding Pair

Pair of electrons involved in a covalent bond.

Monoprotic Acid

Acid that can form only one hydronium ion per molecule, may be strong or weak. Acid that contains one ionizable hydrogen atom per formula unit.

xenon trioxide

A colorless, nonvolatile solid, XeO3, explosive when dry: in solution it is called xenic acid.

Interesting facts about metals

Metals have been used by people since ancient times. All the time the process of obtaining them was improved, useful alloys of various metals appeared. Let’s look at interesting facts about metals.

Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.

Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

Reaction Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.

Vapor

A gas formed by boiling or evaporating a liquid.

Compound

A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.