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The very small, very dense, positively charged center of an atom containing protons and neutrons, as well as other subatomic particles.

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Electrode Potentials

Potentials, E, of half-reactions as reductions versus the standard hydrogen electrode.

Percent Composition

The mass percent of each element in a compound.

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Tetrahedral

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in center and four atoms at the corners of a tetrahedron.

Displacement Reactions

Reactions in which one element displaces another from a compound.

 

Covalent Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly covalent bonds.

Kinetic-molecular Theory

A theory, that attempts to explain macroscopic observations on gases in microscopic observations on gases in microscopic observations on gases in microscopic or molecular terms.

Mole Fraction

The number of moles of a component of a mixture divided by the total number of moles in the mixture.

 

Neutralization

The reaction of an acid with a base to form a salt and water. Usually, the reaction of hydrogen ions with hydrogen ions to form water molecules.

Solvolysis

The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.