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Process in which one or more substances are changed into new substances
In a chemical reaction, the substance that reacts
In a chemical reaction, the new substance that is formed.
Shorthand method to describe chemical reactions using chemical formulas and other symbols
Number in a chemical equation that represents the number of units of each substance taking part in a chemical reaction
Balanced chemical equation
Chemical equation with the same number of atoms of each element on both sides of the equation
A type of chemical reaction thay occurs when a substance reacts with oxygen to produce energy in the form of heat and light
Chemical reaction in which two or more substances combine to form a differant substance
Chemical reaction in which one substance breaks down into two or more substances
Single displacement reaction
Chemical reaction in which one element replaces another element in a compound
Double displacement reaction
Chemical reaction that produces a precipitate, water, or gas when two Ionic compounds in solution combined
Insoluble compound that comes out of solution during a double-displacement reaction.
The loss of electrons from the atoms of a substance
The gain of electrons by the atoms of a substance
Chemical reaction that releases some form of energy, such as light or heat.
Chemical reaction in which energy is primarily given off in the form of heat
Chemical reaction that requires energy input in order to proceed
Chemical reaction that requires heat energy in order to proceed
Substance that speeds up a chemical reaction without being permanently changed itself.
Substance that slows down a chemical reaction or prevents it from occuring by combining with a reactant