Chem Vocab 2

Any atom or group if atoms with a negative charge
Binary compound
A compound composed of two elements
Any atom or group of atoms with a positive charge
Chemical formula
A method to show the number and type of atoms present in the smallest representative unit of a substance
Formula unit
The lowest whole number ratio of ions in an ionic compound
The vertical column of elements in the periodic table
Atom or group of atoms that has a positive or negative charge
Ionic compound
A compound composed of positive and negative ions
Class of elements that is a large majority of known elements: lustrous, malleable, ductile, conducts heat and electricity
Class of elements having properties of both metals and nonmetals
A neutral chemically bonded group of atoms that act as a unit
Molecular compound
A compound that is composed of atoms
Class of elements that are grouped on the right side of the periodic table: not lustrous, poor conductors of electricity and heat
Polyatomic ion
A tightly bound group of atoms that behaves as a unit and carries a charge
Transition metal
An element found in one of the B groups in the periodic table
Type 1 Binary Ionic Compound
The metal present forms only one type of cationi
Type 2 Binary Ionic Compound
The metal present can form two or more cation that have different charges
Type 3 Binary Ionic Compound
Contains only non metals
A substance that produce ion in aqueous solution
An anion containing one or more oxygen atoms bonded to another elements