Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 4 - Atoms and Elements - Exercises - Questions: 9

Answer

A chemical symbol is an abbreviated representation of a chemical element.

Work Step by Step

It is usually derived from the latin, or for modern elements, english name of the element. Chemical symbols are used in chemical equations.
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