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Flashcards in Chemical Formulas and Equations 2.2 Deck (7):
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a combination of chemical symbols and numbers to represent a substance

chemical formula

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a representation of a chemical reaction that uses symbols to show the relationship between the reactants and the products

chemical equation

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a substance or molecule that participates in a chemical reaction

reactant

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the substance that forms in a chemical reaction

product

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the law that states that mass cannot be created or destroyed in ordinary chemical and physical changes

law of conservation of mass

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a number written below and to the right of a chemical symbol in a formula

subscript

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a number that is placed in front of a chemical symbol or formula

coefficient