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Solutions for Chapter 2: Measurement and Problem Solving

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro

Full solutions for Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780321910295

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro

Solutions for Chapter 2: Measurement and Problem Solving

Solutions for Chapter 2
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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

Summary of Chapter 2: Measurement and Problem Solving

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Key Chemistry Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Alditol

    The product formed when the C"O group of a monosaccharide is reduced to a CHOH group.

  • Alkyne

    An unsaturated hydrocarbon that contains one or more carbon-carbon triple bonds.

  • Avogadro’s law.

    At constant pressure and temperature, the volume of a gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas present. (5.3)

  • boat conformation

    A conformation of cyclohexane in which all bond angles are fairly close to 109.5° and many hydrogen atoms are eclipsing each other.

  • boiling point.

    The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the external atmospheric pressure. (11.8)

  • decomposition reaction.

    The breakdown of a compound into two or more components. (4.4)

  • denaturation

    A process during which a protein unfolds under conditions of mild heating.

  • deoxyribonucleic acids (DNA).

    A type of nucleic acid. (25.4)

  • diazotization

    The process of forming a diazonium salt by treating a primary amine with NaNO2 and HCl.

  • Dipole-dipole interaction

    The attraction between the positive end of one dipole and the negative end of another.

  • inversion of configuration

    During a reaction, when the configuration of a chirality center is changed.

  • Lewis acid

    Any molecule or ion that can form a new covalent bond by accepting a pair of electrons.

  • mineral

    A solid, inorganic substance occurring in nature, such as calcium carbonate, which occurs as calcite. (Section 23.1)

  • molar heat capacity

    The heat required to raise the temperature of one mole of a substance by 1 °C. (Section 5.5)

  • nuclear transmutation

    A conversion of one kind of nucleus to another. (Section 21.3)

  • peroxides

    Compounds with the general structure R!O!O!R.

  • Signal

    A recording in an NMR spectrum of a nuclear magnetic resonance

  • spontaneous process

    A process that is capable of proceeding in a given direction, as written or described, without needing to be driven by an outside source of energy. A process may be spontaneous even though it is very slow. (Section 19.1)

  • Tertiary structure of nucleic acids

    The threedimensional arrangement of all atoms of a nucleic acid, commonly referred to as supercoiling

  • triglyceride

    A triester formed from glycerol and three long-chain carboxylic acids.