Basic Chemistry Question

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Please answer following basic chemistry questions below with 300-350 words. Thank you for your help.

Atom comes from the Greek atmos, that which means that which cannot be split. How is the name atom appropriate for what it describes? Are there any ways it is inappropriate (which were not covered in the material this week, but you may be familiar with)?

What is the difference between atoms and compounds?

What are the subatomic particles and where is each of them found?

Where can a list of all of the atoms be found?What is special about the arrangement of the periodic table?

Atoms are far too small to see, do you believe they exist even if we can’t see them?

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Barbartos
School: New York University

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Atom comes from the Greek atmos, that which means that which cannot be split. How is the name
atom appropriate for what it describes? Are there any ways it is inappropriate (which were not
covered in the material this week, but you may be familiar with)?
The name “atom” is appropriate because atoms are the indivisible, fundamental unit for
chemical reactions. In particular, as Dalton postulated, chemical reactions are simply
rearrangements of atoms in a substance, but not the changing of the atoms themselves. For
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