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The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.

 

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Amino Acid

Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

Standard Reaction

A reaction in which the numbers of moles of reactants shown in the balanced equation, all in their standard states, are completely converted to the numbers of moles of products shown in the balanced equation, also sall at their standard state.

Electron Affinity

The amount of energy absorbed in the process in which an electron is added to a neutral isolated gaseous atom to form a gaseous ion with a 1- charge, has a negative value if energy is released.

Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Pairing Energy

Energy required to pair two electrons in the same orbital.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

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Phase Diagram

Diagram that shows equilibrium temperature-pressure relationships for different phases of a substance.

Extrapolate

To estimate the value of a result outside the range of a series of known values. Technique used in standard additions calibration procedure.

Lanthanide Contraction

A decrease in the radii of the elements following the lanthanides compared to what would be expected if there were no f-transition metals.

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