Inorganic chemistry - basics

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Inorganic chemistry - basics
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2012-10-27 06:54:03
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Foundations of inorganic chemistry (from Inorganic Chemistry, by Shriver & Atkins')
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  1. Define:

    strong force
    What is:

    A short range but powerful attractive force between nucleons (protons and neutrons) that binds these particles together.
  2. Define:

    electromagnetic force
    What is:

    A relatively weak but long-range force between electric charges. It binds electrons to nuclei to form atoms.
  3. Define:

    atomic number
    What is:

    The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom that distinguishes one element from another.
  4. What is the symbol for 'atomic number'?
    What does this symbol stand for?

    Z
  5. Define:

    isotope
    What is:

    Atoms with the same atomic number but different atomic masses.
  6. Define:

    mass number
    What is:

    The total number of protons and nuetrons in the nucleus of an atom.
  7. What is the symbol for 'mass number'?
    What does this symbol stand for?

    A
  8. Give an alternative name for 'mass number'.
    What is this an alternative name for?

    nucleon number
  9. Give the names and two alternative symbols for each of the three forms of hydrogen.
    hydrogen     H   

    deuterium    D    

    tritium         T     
  10. What is the symbol for an 'electron'?
    What is this the symbol for?

    e-
  11. What is the symbol for a 'proton'?
    What is this the symbol for?

    p
  12. What is the symbol for a 'neutron'?
    What is this the symbol for?

    n
  13. What is the symbol for a 'photon'?
    What is this the symbol for?

  14. What is the symbol for a 'neutrino'?
    What is this the symbol for?

    v
  15. What is the symbol for a 'positron'?
    What is this the symbol for?

    e+
  16. What is the symbol for an 'alpha particle'?
    What is this the symbol for?

  17. What is the symbol for a 'beta particle'?
    What is this the symbol for?

  18. Give the the chemical symbol (including subscript and superscripts) of an particle.
    What is this the symbol for?

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