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Hydrocarbons that contain double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.

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Valence Electrons

Outermost electrons of atoms, usually those involved in bonding.

Substitution Reaction

A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.

Solvolysis

The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.

Enantiomer

One of the two mirror-image forms of an optically active molecule.

Reaction Quotient

The mass action expression under any set of conditions (not necessarily equlibrium), its magnitude relative to K determines the direction in which the reaction must occur to establish equilibrium.

Mixture

A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.

Periodicity

Regular periodic variations of properties of elements with atomic number (and position in the periodic table).

Dipole Moment

The product of the distance separating opposite charges of equal magnitude of the charge, a measure of the polarity of a bond or molecule, a measured dipole moment refers to the dipole moment of an entire molecule.

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.