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

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K Capture

Absorption of a K shell (n=1) electron by a proton as it is converted to a neutron.

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Periodic Table of Elements

An arrangement of elements in order of increasing atomic numbers that also emphasizes periodicity.

Density

Density is the ratio b/w Mass and Volume: D=M/V

Distillate

The material in a distillation apparatus that is collected in the receiver.

 

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Reactants

Substances consumed in a chemical reaction.

Entropy

A thermodynamic state or property that measures the degree of disorder or randomness of a system.

Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Conjugated Double Bonds

Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.