Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 34c

Answer

Observation.

Work Step by Step

The statement "Neon is an inert (or nonreactive) gas" is an OBSERVATION. There is no law or theory behind this fact, and it can be easily observed through experimentation.
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