Can you name the roots that IUPAC has designated for the temporary placeholder elements (113) and higher?
- Answers do not have to be guessed in order
- This is what allows scientists to name a yet undiscovered element by turning its atomic number into a 3-part name with a 3-letter temporary symbol. After these prefixes comes the suffix -IUM.
- Source: IUPAC REPORT
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Systematic Element Naming Roots Quiz
- Created Feb 17, 2013 in Science
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