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What part gives an atom it's identity?

Number of protons

Atomic number, attracts electrons

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What does it mean for a gas to be inert

Stable, nonreactive, doesn't care to get more electrons
Don't react with anything

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What structural properties makes gases inert?

Electron shells are full

3

What kind of ion would a calcium atom form and why

Achieve electron configuration like Argon

It would give away 2 electrons

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What does it mean to be polar

Slightly charged

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How do polar molecules behave when mixed with water?

They dissolve

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What it is if meant by adhesion?

Water sticks to other things

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What term describes a reaction that combines 2 monomers into a larger molecule while producing water

Condensation reaction

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What happens during hydrolysis

Uses water to break something apart

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Molecules are made up of what subunits

Carbon oxygen

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How are atoms joined together in organic molecules

Covalent bonds

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Ionic bond

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