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Covalent bond in which electron density is symmetrically distributed.

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Thermal Cracking

Decomposition by heating a substance in the presence of a catalyst and in the absence of air.

 

Bond Order

Half the numbers of electrons in bonding orbitals minus half the number of electrons in antibonding orbitals. Bond order gives an indication to the stability of a bond. Also defined as the difference between the number of bonding electrons and antibonding electrons divided by two.

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Noble Gases (Rare Gases)

Elements of the periodic Group 0, also called rare gases, formerly called inert gases, He,Ne,Ar, Kr, Xe, Rn.

Heat

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

Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.

Ore

A natural deposit containing a mineral of an element to be extracted.

Hydrolysis

The reaction of a substance with water or its ions.

Beta Particle

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

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).