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hartley: Chemistry Terms C 8 Nomenclature

Terms associated with Chapter 8, Nomenclature
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Ion
an atom or group of atoms with excess charge
Cation
a positive ion
Anion
a negative ion
Proton
positive part of an atom
Neutron
neutral part of an atom
Electron
negative part of an atom
Molecular Formula
actual number of atoms in a molecule
Empirical Formula
simplest ratio of atoms in a molecule
Electronegativity
a measure of the degree of attractiveness for electrons
Diatomic Molecule
atoms naturally paired up in a covalent bond
Polyatomic Ions
a group of atoms with a net charge
Binary Compound
compounds having no polyatomic ions
Ternary Compound
compounds having at least one polyatomic ion