Periodic Table. Patterns in Element Properties. Some elements exhibit similar chemical and physical properties. For example, lithium (Li), sodium (Na), and Potassium (K) can all combine in a 1:1 ratio easily with Chlorine. Elements With Similar Properties.
weights was based on comparing other elements to the lightest element
(hydrogen). Some of the elements were
given inaccurate values. .
properties of the missing
elements. He even gave them
provisional names. These
elements were eventually
the X-ray spectra of 38 different
elements, he found that the
wavelength of the lines decreased
in a regular manner as atomic
during World War I at the Gallipoli
battle in Turkey at the age of 27 and
is buried there. His death has been called
one of the greatest
tragedies of WWI
because he was such
a brilliant chemist.
with similar properties
appear at regular intervals.