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A soluble base with a pH greater than 7. Makes OH- ions in water
Alkali
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Saturated hydrocarbon with a general formula CnHn2n+2 e.g Methane (CH4)
Alkane
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Unsaturated hydrocarbon which contains a carbon-carbon double bond. Its general formula is CnH2n e.g Ethene (C2H4)
Alkene
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A mixture of metals (and sometimes non metals) e.g Brass= copper and zinc
Alloy
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Fitted to the exhausts of vehicles to reduce pollutants released
Catalytic converter
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A substance that speeds up a chemical reaction but remains chemically unchanged itself at the end of the reaction
Catalyst
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A covalent bond made by the sharing of 2 pairs of electrons
Double bond
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The breakdown of a substance containing ions by electricity
Electrolysis
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A liquid, containing free moving ions, that is broken down by electricity in the process of electrolysis
Electrolyte
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A substance made up of one type of atom
Element
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A substance which helps keep immiscible liquids (e.g oil and water) mixed so they do not separate into layers
Emulsifier
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A mixture of liquids that do not dissolve in each other
Emulsion
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A reaction that takes in energy from the surroundings
Endothermic
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An alkene with the formula C2H4
Ethene
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Hydrocarbons with similar boiling points operated from crude oil
Fraction
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Separation of many substances in a mixture by heating, using the fact that they have different boiling points
Fractional Distillation
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Two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds
Molecule
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Large molecule formed when many smaller molecules bond together
Polymer
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A chemical reaction joining monomers in a long chains to form a polymer
Polymerisation
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A mineral or rock that contains a useful substance that can be mined for profit.
Ore
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Saturated hydrocarbon with a general formula CnHn2n+2 e.g Methane (CH4)

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Alkane

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Unsaturated hydrocarbon which contains a carbon-carbon double bond. Its general formula is CnH2n e.g Ethene (C2H4)

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A mixture of metals (and sometimes non metals) e.g Brass= copper and zinc

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Fitted to the exhausts of vehicles to reduce pollutants released

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