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Potential difference between two electrodes, a measure of the chemical potential for a redox reaction to occur.

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Chemical Kinetics

The study of rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and of the factors on which they depend.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)

Method of Initial Rates

Method of determining the rate-law expression by carrying out a reaction with different initial concentrations and analyzing the resultant changes in initial rates.

Enantiomer

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

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Chemical Bonds

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

Metal

An element below and to the left of the stepwise division (metalloids) in the upper right corner of the periodic table, about 80% of the known elements are metals.

Electromagnetic Radiation

Energy that is propagated by means of electric and magnetic fields that oscillate in directions perpendicular to the direction of travel of the energy.

Density

Density is the ratio b/w Mass and Volume: D=M/V