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Mon December 19, 2011 By: Nishmita Bandekar

what is the use of classification of elements

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Mon December 19, 2011
At present more than 114 elements are known. Efforts to synthesis new elements are continuing. With such a large number of elements it is very difficult to study individually the chemistry of all these elements and their innumerable compounds individually.  To ease out this problem, scientists searched for a systematic way to organize their knowledge by classifying the elements.
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