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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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Dumas Method

A method used to determine the molecular weights of volatile liquids.

Boiling Point

The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the applied pressure, also the condensation point

Yellowcake

The solid form of mixed uranium oxide, which is produced from uranium ore in the uranium recovery (milling) process.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

Law of Conservation of Energy

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it may be changed from one form to another.

Spectator Ions

Ions in a solution that do not participate in a chemical reaction.

Raoult's Law

The vapor pressure of a solvent in an ideal solution decreases as its mole fraction decreases.

Ion

An atom or a group of atoms that carries an electric charge.

Secondary Standard

A solution that has been titrated against a primary standard. A standard solution is a secondary standard.

 

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