chemical nomenclature

chemical nomenclature
The system for naming chemical compounds. There are two systems of chemical nomenclature:


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  • Chemical formula — Al2(SO4)3 Example of a chemical formula, aluminium sulfate A chemical formula or molecular formula is a way of expressing information about the atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound. The chemical formula identifies each constituent …   Wikipedia

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  • Chemical Revolution — Geoffroy s 1718 Affinity Table: at the head of each column is a chemical species with which all the species below can combine. Some historians have defined this table as being the start of the chemical revolution.[1] The chemical revolution, also …   Wikipedia

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