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Joule

A unit of energy in the SI system. One joule is 1 kg. m2/s2 which is also 0.2390 calorie.

Dilution

Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Equilibrium or Chemical Equilibrium

A state of dynamic balance in which the rates of forward and reverse reactions are equal, the state of a system when neither forward or reverse reaction is thermodynamically favored.

ytterbia

Ytterbia is a colorless compound, Yb2O3, used in certain alloys and ceramics. Also known as ytterbium oxide.

Spectator Ions

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

Hund's Rule

All orbitals of a given sublevel must be occupied by single electrons before pairing begins.

Reaction Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.

Hydrocarbons

Compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen.

Raoult's Law

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