Chemistry Terms

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Oxidation
Increase in oxidation state / Loss of electrons
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Reduction
Decrease in oxidation state / Gain of electrons
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Reversible Reaction
A reaction that can go in either direction
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Dynamic Equilibrium
When the rate of forward reaction is equal to rate of backward reaction and the concentration of all species remain constant
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Acid
A proton doner
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Strong acid
An acid that is completely ionised in solution
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Weak acid
An aci that is not fully ionised
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Base
A proton acceptor
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Rate of Reaction
The change in concentration of the reactants or product with time
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Activation Energy
The minimum energy reactants need in order to undergo reaction
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Decrease in oxidation state / Gain of electrons

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Reduction

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A reaction that can go in either direction

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Card 4

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When the rate of forward reaction is equal to rate of backward reaction and the concentration of all species remain constant

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A proton doner

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