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Chemistry in Action-Definitions
Activation Energy The minimum energy that a particle needs to
Aldehyde Organic compound, general formula= RCHO,
in which there is a C O double bond
Bond Dissociation Enthalpy The enthalpy change required to break a
covalent bond with all species in gaseous state
Catalyst A substance…

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Nucleophilic Substitution An organic reaction in which a molecule with
a partially positively charged carbon atom is
attacked by a nucleophile. It results in one of
the atoms being replaced by the nucleophile
Oxidation Loss of electrons
Oxidising Agent A reagent that removes electrons from anther
Positive Inductive Effect…


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