<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1; url=/nojavascript/"> Q | CK-12 Foundation
Skip Navigation
You are reading an older version of this FlexBook® textbook: CK-12 Chemistry - Second Edition Go to the latest version.
qualitative observation
observation that yields descriptive, nonnumerical results
quantitative observation
observation that yields meaningful, numerical results
quantum (singular form of quanta)
small unit of energy
quantum mechanics
the branch of physics that deals with the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level
quantum numbers
four special numbers that completely describe the state of an electron in an atom
quantum theory
the theory that energy can only exist in discrete amounts (quanta)
physical particles that form one of the two basic constituents of matter; various species of quarks combine in specific ways to form protons and neutrons, in each case taking exactly three quarks to make the composite particle

Image Attributions



Date Created:

Feb 23, 2012

Last Modified:

Aug 01, 2014
Files can only be attached to the latest version of None


Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original

Original text