An algebraic increase in the oxidation number, may correspond to a loss of electrons.
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A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.
A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.
A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.
Le Chatelier's Principle
States that a system at equilibrium, or striving to attain equilibrium, responds in such a way as to counteract any stress placed upon it.
If a stress (change of conditions) is applied to a system at equilibrium, the system shifts in the direction that reduces stress.
Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).
In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.
A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.
Pair of electrons involved in a covalent bond.
A soap-like emulsifer that contains a sulfate, SO3 or a phosphate group instead of a carboxylate group.
To estimate the value of a result outside the range of a series of known values. Technique used in standard additions calibration procedure.
Compounds that contain the same number of the same kinds of atoms in different geometric arrangements.
An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.
The study of rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and of the factors on which they depend.
Equilibrium constant for the ionization of a weak electrolyte.
A salt containing an ionizable OH group.
A substance whose aqueous solutions do not conduct electricity.
Integral number of protons in the nucleus, defines the identity of element.
The amount of water that would absorb the same amount of heat as the calorimeter per degree temperature increase.
A salt containing an ionizable hydrogen atom. Acidic salt does not necessarily produce acidic solutions.
The scattering of light by colloidal particles.