Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 51

Answer

Sn - Tin (Latin - stannum) Pt - Platinum Hg - Mercury ( Latinized Greek name - hydrargyrum) Mg - Magnesium K - Potassium ( Neo - Latin - kalium) Ag - Silver ( Latin - argentum)

Work Step by Step

Some symbols are derived from Latin names of elements, e.g. Sn - Tin (Latin - stannum).
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