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A molecular orbital derived only from an atomic orbital of one atom, lends neither stability nor instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons.

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Photochemical Oxidants

Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

Percent Composition

The mass percent of each element in a compound.

Suspension

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles settle out of solvent-like phase some time after their introduction.

Octet Rule

Many representative elements attain at least a share of eight electrons in their valence shells when they form molecular or ionic compounds, there are some limitations.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

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Polarimeter

A device used to measure optical activity.

Electromotive Series

The relative order of tendencies for elements and their simple ions to act as oxidizing or reducing agents, also called the activity series.

Heat Capacity

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a body (of any mass) one degree Celsius.

Beta Particle

Electron emitted from the nucleus when a neuton decays to a proton and an electron.

Heat

A form of energy that flows between two samples of matter because of their differences in temperature.