The joining of different molecules due to attractive forces.
The joining of the same molecules due to attractive forces.
molecule with oppositely charged regions.
weak electrostastic bond formed by the attraction of opposite charges between a hydrogen atom and an oxygen, fluorine, or nitrogen atom.
combination of two or more different substances in which each substance keeps its individual characteristics; can have a uniform composition(homogeneous) or have distinct areas of substances(heterogeneous).
Hemogeneous mixture formed with a substance(the solute) is dissolved in another substance(the solvent).
substnce in which another substance is dissolved.
substance dissolved in a solvent.
to keep from falling or sinking.
substance that releases hydrogen ions(H+) when dissolved in water; an acidic solution has a pH less than 7.
Substance that releases hydroxide ions(OH-) when dissolved in water; a basic solutiion has a pH greater than 7.
measure of the concentration of hydrogen ions(H+) in a solution.
Mixture that can react with an acid or a base to mainain the pH within a specific range.