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Flashcards in Chemical Reactions Deck (13):
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Exothermic

a reaction or process accompanied by the release of heat.

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Endothermic

a reaction or process accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat.

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Precipitate

cause of happen suddenly, unexpectedly, or prematurely.

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Reactants

a substance that takes part in and undergoes change during a reaction.

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Products

a product is a substance that is formed as the result of a chemical reaction.

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State

state of matter. (stāt) One of the four principal conditions in which matter exists—solid, liquid, gas, and plasma.

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Aqueous

of or containing water.

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Coefficients

a coefficient is a constant term related to the properties of a product.

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Synthesis Reactions

When two small molecules make one big molecule.

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Decomposition Reaction

When one big molecule turns into two small molecules.

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Combustion Reaction

A small explosion which uses oxygen.

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Single Displacement Reaction

When a molecule moves and another takes its spot.

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Double Displacement Reaction

When two molecules swap.