Ch 20: AQA A-Level Chemistry: Reactions of Inorganic Compounds in Aqueous Solution

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you prepare for questions on the AQA A-Level Chemistry assessment about Lewis acids and bases, metal-aqua ions, hydrolysis, dehydration and single-displacement reactions.

AQA A-Level Chemistry: Reactions of Inorganic Compounds in Aqueous Solution - Chapter Summary

In this series of short, engaging lessons, our professional instructors will help you prepare for questions on the AQA A-Level Chemistry assessment that pertain to different inorganic compounds and reactions of inorganic compounds that take place in aqueous solutions. As a result of studying this chapter, you should have a firm understanding of:

  • The definition and theories of Lewis acids and Lewis Bases
  • Formations of metal-aqua ions in solutions
  • Dehydration and hydrolysis
  • Single-displacement reactions

Once you've completed the lessons, test your understanding of the material presented in them by completing the quizzes which are in a multiple-choice format. If you develop a question about the topics of these lessons at any point in this chapter, be sure to use the teacher tabs to ask our instructors for assistance.

5 Lessons in Chapter 20: AQA A-Level Chemistry: Reactions of Inorganic Compounds in Aqueous Solution
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Lewis Acid: Definition, Theory & Examples

1. Lewis Acid: Definition, Theory & Examples

This lesson will introduce a new way of looking at acid and base chemistry. We will learn how to identify Lewis acids and how they react with Lewis bases. A quiz will test what we have learned.

Lewis Base: Definition & Examples

2. Lewis Base: Definition & Examples

Every day, we encounter solutions that can be classified as bases. What exactly is a base? A scientist named Gilbert N. Lewis came up with a definition of a basic solution, referred to as a Lewis base, which we will discuss in this lesson.

Metal-Aqua Ions: Formation in Solution

3. Metal-Aqua Ions: Formation in Solution

The bright colors of metal aqua ions give us a peek into the secret world of electrons. Metal-aqua-ions form octahedral six-coordinate cations. In this lesson, we'll talk about how their structure correlates their absorption energy to the number of electrons in a metal's d-orbtals.

Hydrolysis and Dehydration: Definitions & Examples

4. Hydrolysis and Dehydration: Definitions & Examples

Water is an important component of cellular processes. Two of these processes, dehydration and hydrolysis, help your body build large molecules from small ones and break down large ones into usable components.

Single-Displacement Reaction: Definition & Examples

5. Single-Displacement Reaction: Definition & Examples

There are so many chemical reactions that occur around us that we classify them into different types. In this lesson, we will discuss single-displacement reactions, one of the main types of chemical reactions.

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