Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.
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Solubility Product Constant
Equilibrium constant that applies to the dissolution of a slightly soluble compound.
High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.
Chain Termination Step
The combination of two radicals, which removes the reactive species that propagate the change reaction.
Refers to different atomic forms of all elements in contrast to ?isotopes?, which refer only to different atomic forms of a single element.
Integrated Rate Equation
An equation giving the concentration of a reactant remaining after a specified time, has different mathematical form for different orders of reactants.
Unit of electrical charge.
Descibes the quantitative (mass) relationships among elements in compounds.
Eluant or eluent
The solvent used in the process of elution, as in liquid chromatography.
A protein that acts as a catalyst in biological systems.
Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.
An oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, C7H6O2, having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and in the synthesis of coumarin.
Ion Product for Water
Equilibrium constant for the ionization of water, Kw = [H3O+][OH-] =1.00 x 10-14 at 25 °C.
Law of Partial Pressures (Dalton's Law)
The total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the partial pressures of the individual gases.
Regular periodic variations of properties of elements with atomic number (and position in the periodic table).
A mixture that does not have uniform composition and properties throughout.
All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.
Forcing solvent molecules to flow through a semipermable membrane from a concentated solution into a dilute solution by the application of greater hydrostatic pressure on concentrated side than the osmotic pressure opposing it.
Solvent (or mobile phase) which passes through a chromatographic column and removes the sample components from the stationary phase.
A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22
Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.