Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 2.41a

Answer

Symbol: Cr Sixth element in row four of the periodic table Atomic Number: 24 Metal

Work Step by Step

Per the periodic table, the symbol from chromium is Cr. Counting out from the leftmost side of the table, chromium is the sixth element in the fourth row. The number above chromium on the periodic table is the atomic number, which designates how many protons chromium atoms have. Because Cr is located in the middle block near the leftmost side of the periodic table, it is a metal.
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