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Acid base-neutralization
a process in which an acid reacts withs with a base to yield water plus an ionic compound called a salt
Activity series
a list of elements in order of their reducing ability in aqueous solution
Dissociate
splitting apart to give ions when dissolved in water
Electrolyte
a substance that dissolves in water to produce ions
Half-reaction
the oxidation or reduction part of a redox reaction
Half-reaction method
a method for balancing redox equations
Ionic equation
a reaction written so that the ions are explicitly shown
Molecular equation
a reaction written using the full formulas of reactants and products
Net ionic equation
a reaction written so that the spectator ions are removed
Nonelectrolyte
a substance that does not produce ions when dissolved in water
Oxidation
the loss of one or more electrons by a substance
Oxidation number
a value that measures whether an atom in a compound is neutral, electron-rich, or electron-poor compared to an isolated atom
Oxidation-number method
a method for balancing redox equations
Oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction
a process in which one or more electrons are transferred between reaction partners
Oxidizing agent
a substance that causes an oxidation by accepting an electron
Precipitation reaction
a reaction in which an insoluble solid precipitate forms and drops out of solution
Redox titration
a procedure for determining the concentration of a redox agent
Reducing agent
a substance that causes a reduction by donating an electron
Reduction
the gain of one or more electrons by a substance
Salt
an ionic compound formed in an acid-base neutralization reaction
Solubility
the amount of a substance that dissolves in a given volume of solvent
Spectator ion
an ion that appears on both sides of the reaction arrow
Strong acid
an acid that dissociates completely in water to give H+ ions and is a strong electrolyte
Strong base
a base that dissociates or reacts completely with water to give OH- ions and is a strong electrolyte
Strong electrolyte
a compound that dissociates completely into ions when dissolved in water
Weak acid
an acid that dissociates incompletely in water and is a weak electolyte
Weak base
a base that dissociates or reacts incompletely with water and is a weak electrolyte
Weak electrolyte
a compound that dissociates incompletely when dissolved in water