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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640
Chapter 1, Problem 1PS
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Give the name of each of the following elements:

(a) C

(b) K

(c) CI

(d) P

(e) MG

(f) Ni

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The name for the given element C has to be given.

Concept introduction:

Element: It is chemical species of atoms that has the same number of protons in their atomic nuclei.  Elements are chemically the simplest substance and they cannot be broken down by chemical reactions.

Compound:  A compound is substance that is formed by two or more chemical elements when they are chemically bonded together.

Explanation of Solution

The symbol C indicates the element carbon.  Carbon is present in Group VI of the periodic table.

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The name for the given element K has to be given.

Concept introduction:

Refer part (a).

Explanation of Solution

The symbol K indicates the element potassium.  Potassium is present in Group 1 of the periodic table.  It is an alkali metal.

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The name for the given element Clhas to be given.

Concept introduction:

Refer part (a).

Explanation of Solution

The symbol Cl indicates the element chlorine.  Chlorine is present in Group 17 of the periodic table.  It is a halogen.

(d)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The name for the given element Phas to be given.

Concept introduction:

Refer part (a).

Explanation of Solution

The symbol P indicates the element phosphorus.  Phosphorus is present in Group VA of the periodic table.

(e)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The name for the given element Mghas to be given.

Concept introduction:

Refer part (a).

Explanation of Solution

The symbol Mg indicates the element magnesium.  Magnesium is present in Group IIA of the periodic table.  It is an alkaline earth metal.

(f)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The name for the given element Nihas to be given.

Concept introduction:

Refer part (a).

Explanation of Solution

The symbol Ni indicates the element nickel.  Nickel is present in d-block of periodic table.  It is a transition metal.

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