C2.1 Mendeleev

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Mendeleev's table is now called the periodic table. To make his original table, Mendeleev used the latest measurements of atomic masses available. He also carefully considered the properties of the different elements.

Mendeleev arranged the elements in order of increasing atomic masses. Other chemists had tried this before, but Mendeleev sometimes broke this rule. He did this so that elements with similar properties lined up in his table (he swapped some round so…


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