Chemistry Definitions A

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Accurate Result
A result which is close to the actual answer.
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Activation Energy
The minimum amount of kinetic energy that particles need to have in order to react when they collide.
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Addition Polymer
A long chain molecule (polymer) formed by an addition reaction.
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Alcohol
A substance with the general formula CnH2n+1OH.
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Aldehyde
A substance with the general formula CnH2nO which has a hydrogen and one alkyl group attached to the carbonyl carbon atom.
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Alkaline Earth Metal
An element in Group 2 of the periodic table.
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Alkane
A hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n+2.
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Alkene
A hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n, containing at least one carbon-carbon double bond.
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Anomalous Result
A result that doesn't fit in with the pattern of the other results in a set of data.
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Atom
A neutral particle made up of protons and neutrons in a central nucleus and electrons orbiting the nucleus.
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Atom Economy
A measure of the proportion of reactant atoms that become part of the desired product in a balanced chemical reaction.
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Atomic Number
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom. Also called proton number.
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Avogadro Constant
6.02 x 10^23 - the number of particles in one mole of a substance.
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The minimum amount of kinetic energy that particles need to have in order to react when they collide.

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Activation Energy

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A long chain molecule (polymer) formed by an addition reaction.

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A substance with the general formula CnH2n+1OH.

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A substance with the general formula CnH2nO which has a hydrogen and one alkyl group attached to the carbonyl carbon atom.

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