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The percent of a specified compound or element in an impure sample.

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Distillation

The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

Spectrum

Display of component wavelengths (colours) of electromagnetic radiation.

Electromotive Series

The relative order of tendencies for elements and their simple ions to act as oxidizing or reducing agents, also called the activity series.

Boiling Point

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

Covalent Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly covalent bonds.

Associated Ions

Short-lived species formed by the collision of dissolved ions of opposite charges.

Conformations

Structures of a compound that differ by the extent of rotation about a single bond.

Dosimeter

A small, calibrated electroscope worn by laboratory personnel and designated to detect and measure incident ionizing radiation or chemical exposure.

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Ternary Compound

A compound consisting of three elements, may be ionic or covalent.