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Absolute zero

-273oCelsius  or 0 Kelvin. The temperature at which all molecular motion ceases.

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acid

a compound that donates H+ ions to a solution; pH <7




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activation energy

The minimum amount of energy needed for a chemical reaction to take place

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actual yield

The actual yield is the quantity of a product that is obtained from a chemical reaction

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Alkali Metals

Group I in the periodic table.

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Alkaline Earth Metals

Group II in the periodic table.

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alkane

An organic molecule which contains only single carbon-carbon

bonds.


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Alkene

An organic molecule containing at least one C=C bond

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Alkyne

An organic molecule containing at least one C-C triple bond.

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Alloy

A mixture of two metals

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