Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Sections 2.1-2.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 16

Answer

Elements get their names from various sources such as their English, Greek, or Latin names.

Work Step by Step

Others are named after Greek or Roman mythological figures, while others are named after astronomical bodies. Some are even named after their discoverers or by the places of their discovery.
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