Flashcards in Unit 4.1 Deck (11):
A chemical formula that shows the total number and kinds of atoms in a molecule, but not their structural arrangement.
formula giving the proportions of the elements present in a compound but not the actual numbers or arrangement of atoms.
an abbreviation or short representation of a chemical element;
the oxidation number of an atom is the charge that atom would have if the compound was composed of ions.
an atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons.
also known as a molecular ion, is a charged chemical species (ion) composed of two or more atoms covalently bonded or of a metal complex that can be considered to be acting as a single unit.
A molecule is an electrically neutral group of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
an ionic compound is a chemical compound composed of ions held together by electrostatic forces termed ionic bonding
compound containing two different elements.
a compound containing three different elements.