The Periodic Table

Key terms and words for chemistry revision, module 3. 

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  • Created on: 15-03-13 22:02


Is a horizontal row of elements in the Periodic Table. Elements show trends in properties across a period.

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Is a regular periodic variation of properties of elements with atomic number and position in the Periodic Table. 

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Thermal Decomposition

Is the breaking up of a chemical substance with heat into at least two chemical substances. 

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Displacement reaction

Is reaction in which a more-reactive element displaces a less-reactive element from an aqueous solution of the latter's ions. 

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Is the oxidation and reduction of the same element in a redox reaction

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Precipitation reaction

Is the formation of a solid from a solution during a chemical reaction. Precipitates are often formed when two aqueous solutions are mixed together.

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