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The pressure exerted by one gas in a mixture of gases.

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Reactants

Substances consumed in a chemical reaction.

Binary Acid

A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

Equation of State

An equation that describes the behavior of matter in a given state, the van der Waals equation describes the behavior of the gaseous state.

Heat of Crystallization

The amount of heat that must be removed from one gram of a liquid at its freezing point to freeze it with no change in temperature.

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.

Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

Common Ion Effect

Suppression of ionization of a weak electrolyte by the presence in the same solution of a strong electrolyte containing one of the same ions as the weak electrolyte.

Band of Stability

Band containing nonradioactive nuclides in a plot of number of neutrons versus atomic number.

Crystal Lattice

A pattern of arrangement of particles in a crystal.

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.