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What do the colors represent in the periodic table?

In a color-coded periodic table of the elements, the box for each element is colored. This color represents the classes of elements, which include metals, metalloids and non-metals. In general, the color blue is used for metals, orange for metalloids and green for non-metals.

What is the importance of periodic table of elements?

The periodic table is the most important chemistry reference there is. It arranges all the known elements in an informative array. Elements are arranged left to right and top to bottom in order of increasing atomic number. Order generally coincides with increasing atomic mass.

What determines the color of an element?

The ‘colour’ of an object is the wavelengths of light that it reflects. This is determined by the arrangement of electrons in the atoms of that substance that will absorb and re-emit photons of particular energies according to complicated quantum laws.

What is the most important thing on the periodic table?

Summary. To summarize, the periodic table is important because it is organized to provide a great deal of information about elements and how they relate to one another in one easy-to-use reference. The table can be used to predict the properties of elements, even those that have not yet been discovered.

Why is it important to know the elements in science?

The information contained in the periodic table (such as atomic weight and what elements are similar) lets scientists know how the elements are put together atomically and how they will behave. Once scientists understand this data, they can apply it in experiments.

How many valence electrons are there in element with atomic number 37?


Z Name Valence electrons
35 Bromine 7
36 Krypton 8
37 Rubidium 1

When two elements are brought together they form?

A molecule is formed when two or more atoms join together chemically. If atoms combine that are of two or more different elements, we call that a compound. All compounds are molecules, but not all molecules are compounds. When two hydrogen atoms combine with one oxygen atom, it becomes the compound water.