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The Notable Element Niobium

Introduction to Niobium The element niobium is a lustrous, crystalline, and ductile transition metal. Jet engines and both oil and gas pipelines contain niobium.  10

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General Chemistry Worksheets

Unit 1: Matter and Measurement Test your knowledge on: Composition and States of MatterPure Substances, Atoms, and MoleculesPhysical and Chemical Changes in MatterUnits of Measurement

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The Hardworking Element Hafnium

Introduction to Hafnium Identified in 1923 by Dirk Coster and George de Hevesy, hafnium is a lustrous, silver-grey transition metal. The name “hafnium” originated from

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The Ruthless Element Ruthenium

Introduction to Ruthenium The element ruthenium is a shiny, silver-gray, brittle metal that looks like platinum. Computer chips, jewelry, and electrodes all contain the element

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The Techy Element Technetium

Introduction to Technetium The element Technetium is a silvery gray transition metal. It has the atomic number of 43 and has the atomic symbol Tc.

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Alkene Carbocation Stability

Core Concepts In this article, we will explore the stability of carbocations in alkenes via substitution and rearrangement, including stabilizing factors such as resonance. Topics

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The Zippy Element Zirconium

Introduction to Zirconium Zirconium finds many applications as a heat- and corrosion-resistant element. Zirconium is derived from zircon (ZrSiO4) and baddeleyite (ZrO2), which are its

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Halogenation

What is Halogenation?

Core Concepts This article serves as a guide to what halogenation reactions are in organic chemistry and what makes them essential. After reading this article,

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tellurium

The Thrifty Element Tellurium

Introduction to Tellurium The element tellurium is a brittle, lustrous metalloid. Solar panels and both CDs and DVDs contain tellurium element.  10 Fun Facts About

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Proton Hopping

Proton Hopping

Core Concepts In this article, you will be able to describe the combinations of atoms which are capable of hydrogen bonding, identify the two features

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intramolecular forces

Intramolecular Forces

Core Concepts An intramolecular force is a force that holds atoms together to form a molecule. There are three main types of these forces: covalent,

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Biological Transport

Core Concepts In this article, you will be able to predict the mode of transport a species takes, compare and contrast passive transport and active

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acid strength

Factors in Acid Strength

Core Concepts Acid strength depends on a variety of chemical factors, including electronegativity, atomic radius, and resonance. Keep reading to learn all about the chemistry

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solids

Types of Solids

Core Concepts In this article you will be able to understand the important role of intermolecular forces on solids, and how this determines many characteristics

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The Rare Element Radium

Introduction to the Element Radium Radium is an incredibly rare and highly radioactive element with remarkable properties. Discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898,

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