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

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Allotropes

Different forms of the same element in the same physical state.

Metallurgy

Refers to the overall processes by which metals are extracted from ores.

Turning iron nail into copper nail

This simple chemical experiment shows the so-called process of copper plating of metal products. Copper has the ability to deposit on a metal surface.

Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.

Secondary Standard

A solution that has been titrated against a primary standard. A standard solution is a secondary standard.

 

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Saccharic acid

A white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C6H10O8, usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. Also called "Glucaric acid."

Active Metal

Metal with low ionization energy that loses electrons readily to form cations.

Chemical Bonds

The attractive forces that hold atoms together in elements or compounds.

Reversible Reaction

Reactions that do not go to completion and occur in both the forward and reverse direction.