Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many elements are there in periodic table?

118 Elements are present in the Periodic Table. As per the periodic law, the properties of Elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers.

Who created the periodic table and why?

The structure for the contemporary periodic table was developed in 1869 by Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, who left spaces for elements that had not yet been discovered.

What is a group in a periodic table?

A group is a column of elements in the periodic table of the chemical elements. The elements in a group have similar physical or chemical characteristics of the outermost electron shells of their atoms.

What are the first 20 elements of periodic table in order?

H – Hydrogen He – Helium Li – Lithium Be – Beryllium B – Boron C – Carbon N – Nitrogen O – Oxygen F – Fluorine Ne – Neon Na – Sodium Mg – Magnesium Al – Aluminium Si – Silicon P – Phosphorus S – Sulphur Cl – Chlorine Ar – Argon K – Potassium Ca – Calcium

Who found the first element of Periodic table?

In 1669, phosphorus was the first element to be chemically discovered by Hennig Brandt .

What are the 4 trends of the periodic table?

There are four main periodic trends, electronegativity, atomic size, ionization energy, and electron affinity.

How was the atomic number discovered?

Henry Moseley made the discovery of the atomic number in 1913 while analysing X-ray spectra. He discovered that when we increase the atomic number by one, certain lines in the x-ray spectra of atoms move by the same amount each time.