Problem: What element does “X” represent in the following symbol? a. Mercury (Hg)b. Chlorine (Cl)c. Rhodium (Rh)d. Scandium (Sc)e. Bromine (Br)

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We’re being asked to determine to determine the element does “X” represent in the following symbol.

An element can be represented as:


You can determine the identity of the element using its atomic number:

Atomic number (Z): 

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What element does “X” represent in the following symbol? 

a. Mercury (Hg)
b. Chlorine (Cl)
c. Rhodium (Rh)
d. Scandium (Sc)
e. Bromine (Br)

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