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Merits of modern periodic table

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05 Periodic table

  • It considers atomic number of elements as the most fundamental property of elements.
  • The modern periodic table clarifies why elements in a group show similar properties but elements in different groups show different properties.
  • The modern periodic table explains why periodicity in properties of elements exists.
  • The modern periodic table tells us why the properties of elements are repeated after 2, 8,18 and 32 elements.


  • It is easier to remember the properties of an element if its position in the periodic table is known.
  • The periodic table has made the study of chemistry systematic and easy. It acts as an aid to memory.
  • The type of compounds formed by an element can be predicted by knowing it position in the periodic table.

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