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The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

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Third Law of Thermodynamics

The entropy of a hypothetical pure, perfect, crystalline sustance at absolute zero temperature is zero.

Condensed Phases

The liquid and solid phases, phases in which particles interact strongly.

Mechanism

The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

Standard Molar Volume

The volume occupied by one mole of an ideal gas under standard conditions, 22.4liters.

Heat of Solution

The amount of heat absorbed in the formation of solution that contains one mole of solute, the value is positive if heat is absorbed (endothermic) and negative if heat is released (exothermic).

Valence Electrons

Outermost electrons of atoms, usually those involved in bonding.

Coke

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

Oxidation

An algebraic increase in the oxidation number, may correspond to a loss of electrons.

Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.