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: 2.42d

Answer

Name: Ytterbium Classification: Metal Atomic Number: 70

Work Step by Step

The abbreviation Yb stands for ytterbium. This can be found on most periodic tables, or, in the case of this textbook, on the back side of the page that the periodic table is on. The atomic number, 70, is listed above the symbol for the element on the periodic table. Finally, on the periodic table in the book, the nonmetals are tan, the metalloids are purple, and the nonmetals are green.
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