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H2SO4: colorless, oily liquid, boiling point 330C. A 96 percent solution is used in the laboratory.

Fire Hazard: This is a very powerful, acidic oxidizer which can Ignite or even explode on contact with many materials, i.e. acetic acid ,acetone+ HNOs, alcohols, + H202, NH4OH, HCL, NaOH, and others.

Sulfuric acid has a wide range of uses and plays a part in the production of nearly all manufactured goods.

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A spherically symmetrical atomic orbital, one per energy level.

Mechanism

The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

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A protein that acts as a catalyst in biological systems.

Critical Pressure

The pressure required to liquefy a gas (vapor) at its critical temperature.

Frequency

The number of repeating corresponding points on a wave that pass a given observation point per unit time.