Flashcards in Key Words Deck (15)
a substance with a pH below 7. They contain a higher concentration of H+ ions than pure water.
a reaction in which a small molecule, usually a diatomic molecule, adds across the double bond of an alkene.
a substance with a pH above 7 because it has a higher concentration of OH- ions than pure water.
the very reactive group 1 metals.
the simplest homologous series of saturated compounds with the general formula CnH2n+2.
A homologous series which contains the -OH functional group. More commonly known as alcohols.
a homologous series of hydrocarbons that are unsaturated and have the general formula CnH2n. They are isomers of the cycloalkanes.
slow moving, positively charged particles that come from the nucleus of a radioactive element.
a particle made up of protons, neutrons and electrons.
the number given to each element in the periodic table. It is equal to the number of protons in an atom.
a soluble metal oxide that when dissolved in water produces an alkaline solution.
fast moving, negatively charged particles.
alters the rate of reaction but is not used up in the reaction.
a substance made up of two or more elements chemically joined.