- 2.3.1: Why does the structure H C C H fail to make sense chemically?
- 2.3.2: What holds the atoms together in a crystal of magnesium chloride (M...
- 2.3.3: wh at IF? If you were a pharmaceutical researcher, why would you wa...
Solutions for Chapter 2.3: The formation and function of molecules depend on chemical bonding between atoms
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The apparent brightness of a star if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32.6 light-years). Used to compare the true brightness of stars.
A mixture of many discrete gases, of which nitrogen and oxygen are most abundant, in which varying quantities of tiny solid and liquid particles are suspended.
Rock or soil through which groundwater moves easily.
The equinox that occurs on September 21–23 in the Northern Hemisphere and on March 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.
A naturally formed underground chamber or series of chambers most commonly produced by solution activity in limestone.
A circulation pattern characterized by a light wind blowing into a city from the surrounding countryside. It is best developed on clear and otherwise calm nights when the urban heat island is most pronounced.
See Absorption spectrum.
A climate in which yearly precipitation is not as great as the potential loss of water by evaporation.
Rock deformation in which the rock will return to nearly its original size and shape when the stress is removed.
The portion of the photic zone near the surface where light is bright enough for photosynthesis to occur.
A short wall built at a right angle to the shore to trap moving sand.
The time required for one-half of the atoms of a radioactive substance to decay.
A wave-cut platform that has been exposed above sea level.
An epoch of the Quaternary period beginning about 1.8 million years ago and ending about 10,000 years ago. Best known as a time of extensive continental glaciation.
A developing planetary body that grows by the accumulation of planetesimals.
A scale of earthquake magnitude based on the motion of a seismograph.
The boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere.
The lowermost layer of the atmosphere. It is generally characterized by a decrease in temperature with height.
The surface opening of a conduit or pipe.
Zone of fracture
The upper portion of a glacier consisting of brittle ice.