Sunday, May 7, 2017

What you need to know about the spirit of niter

Nitric acid (HNO3), also known as aqua fortis and spirit of niter, is a highly corrosive mineral acid.

Azeotrope Chemistry

An azeotrope or a constant boiling mixture is a mixture of two or more liquids whose proportions cannot be altered by simple distillation. This happens because when an

Friday, April 21, 2017

Reactants or Reagents, Various Definations


A reagent or Reactant: Is a substance or compound added to a system (Matter) to cause a chemical reaction, or added to test if a reaction occurs.

Stoichiometry - WAEC TUTORIALS

Stoichiometry: is the calculation of relative quantities of reactants and products in chemical reactions.
Stoichiometry is founded on the law of conservation of mass where the total mass of the reactants equals the total mass of the products leading to the insight that the

Chemical equation - WAEC TUTORIALS

A chemical equation is the symbolic representation of a chemical reaction in the form of symbols and formulae, wherein the reactant entities are given on the left-hand side

Boyle's law of gases


Boyle's law (sometimes referred to as the Boyle–Mariotte law, or Mariotte's law) is an experimental gas law that describes how the pressure of a gas tends to increase as the volume of the container decreases. A modern statement of Boyle's law is

Water: The Universal Solvent and solvent of life

Water (H2O) is a polar inorganic compound that is at room temperature a tasteless and odorless liquid, nearly colorless with a hint of blue. 

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