Alkenes

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Substitution
When one atom or group is replaced by another atom or group
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Radical
A species with an unpaired electron.
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Halogenoalkane
An alkane molecule in which one or more of the H atoms has been replaced by a halogen atom (F,Cl,Br,I)
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Mechanism
A set of diagrams or a series of equations that shows the path taken by electrons in a reaction.
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Molecular Formula
The actual number of atoms of each element in a compound.
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Empirical Formula
The simplest whole ratio number of atoms of each element present in a compound.
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Electrophile
An atom or group of atoms that is attracted to an electron rich centre or atom;were it accepts a pair of electrons to form a new covalent bonds
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Monomer
Single unit. For addition polymerisation monomers have a C C and are unsaturated
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Polymer
Many units joined together. The polymers have no C C and is therefore saturated.
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Radical

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A species with an unpaired electron.

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Halogenoalkane

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Mechanism

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Molecular Formula

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