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Chemical Bond

The combining of atoms to form molecules or compounds

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Ionic Compound

A compound made of oppositely charged ions

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Covalent Compound

A chemical compound formed by the sharing of electrons

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Indicator

A compound that can reversibly change color depending on conditions such as pH

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Acid

Any compound that increases the number of hydronium ions when dissolved in water

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Base

Any compound that increases the number of hydroxide ions when dissolved in water

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Neutralization reaction

The reaction of an acid and a base to form a neutral solution of water and salt

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Molecule

The smallest unit of a substance that keeps all of the physical and chemical properties of that substance

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pH

A value that is used to the acidity or basicity (alkalinity) of a system.

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Salt

An ionic compound that forms when a metal atom replaces the hydrogen of an acid.

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Covalent Bond

A bond formed when atoms share one or more pairs of electrons.

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Ionic Bond

A bond that forms when electrons are transferred from one atom to another, which results in a positive ionic and a negative ion.