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Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

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Cathodic Protection

Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.

Conjugate Acid-base Pair

In Bronsted-Lowry terminology, a reactant and product that differ by a proton, H+.

Amine Complexes

Complex species that contain ammonia molecules bonded to metal ions.

Excited State

Any state other than the ground state of an atom or molecule.

Salt and its use in everyday life

Cooking salt is a product that is available in every kitchen, and it’s not as simple as it seems. The history of this product shows that it was valued like gold.

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Atomic Radius

Radius of an atom.

Oxidation-reduction Reactions

Reactions in which oxidation and reduction occur, also called redox reactions.

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