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Solution: What are the symbols of the following nonmetals: fluorine, chlorine, bromine, sulfur, oxygen, phosphorus?

Problem

What are the symbols of the following nonmetals: fluorine, chlorine, bromine, sulfur, oxygen, phosphorus?

Solution

We’re being asked to determine the symbols of the following nonmetals:

fluorine
chlorine
bromine
sulfur
oxygen
phosphorus


To determine the symbols of the elements given, we have to refer to the periodic table

Locate these nonmetals in the periodic table:

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