Flashcards - Interpreting Chemical Formulas

Flashcards - Interpreting Chemical Formulas
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empirical formula
In chemistry, the empirical formula of a chemical compound is the simplest positive integer ratio of atoms present in a compound
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compound
A chemical compound is an entity consisting of two or more atoms, at least two from different elements, which associate via chemical bonds
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compound
A chemical compound is an entity consisting of two or more atoms, at least two from different elements, which associate via chemical bonds
empirical formula
In chemistry, the empirical formula of a chemical compound is the simplest positive integer ratio of atoms present in a compound
ionic compound
In chemistry, an ionic compound is a chemical compound comprising ions held together by electrostatic forces termed ionic bonding
molecule
A molecule is an electrically neutral group of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds
condensed structural formula
The structural formula of a chemical compound is a graphic representation of the molecular structure, showing how the atoms are arranged

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