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6: The Periodic Table

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  • The modern periodic table emphasizes the electronic structure of atoms. The original periodic table emphasized the reactivity of the elements. In this chapter we will learn about the connection between the two, and how the electronic structure is related to the macroscopic properties of the elements.

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    • CK-12 Foundation by Sharon Bewick, Richard Parsons, Therese Forsythe, Shonna Robinson, and Jean Dupon.

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