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13 Cards in this Set

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chemical equation
represents, with symbols and formulas, the identities and relative molecular or molar amounts of the reactants and products in a chemical reaction
a solid that is produced as a result of a chemical reaction in solution and that separates from the solution
a small whole number that appears in front of a formula in a chemical equation
word equations
an equation in which the reactants and products in a chemical reaction are represented by words
formula equation
represents the reactants and products of a chemical reaction by their symbols or formulas
reversible reaction
a chemical reaction in which the products re-form the original reactiants
synthesis reaction
a composition reaction, where two or more substances combine to form a new compound
decomposition reaction
a single compound undergoes a reaction that produces two or more simpler substances
the decomposition of a substance by an electric current
single-displacement reaction
a replacement reaction in which one element replaces a similar element in a compound
double-displacement reaction
the ions of two compounds exchange places in an aqueous solution to form two new compounds
combustion reaction
a substance combines with oxygen, releasing a large amount of energy in the form of light and heat
activity series
a list of elements organized according to the ease with which the elements undergo certain chemical reactions