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Ch 8: Group 9 of the Periodic Table of Elements

About This Chapter

Access this chemistry study guide chapter at any time to review the elements in Group 9 of the periodic table. Our bite-sized lessons and self-assessments can help you supplement your textbooks, prepare for exams, catch up in class and bring up your grades.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or reviewing information about Group 9 of the periodic table will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the properties and uses of iridium, meitnerium, rhodium and cobalt. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the periodic table's Group 9 elements
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning chemistry (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Group 9 of the periodic table for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • Iridium's discovery, uses and properties
  • The uses and properties of meitnerium
  • Rhodium's history, isotopes, catalysts and common uses
  • Facts about cobalt's uses and properties

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Group 9 of the Periodic Table of Elements
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What is Iridium Used For?

1. What is Iridium Used For?

As one of the rarest elements on Earth, iridium has properties that allow it to be used in a variety of different ways in our current world. This lesson explains some of the uses of this element.

Iridium: Element Discovery & Properties

2. Iridium: Element Discovery & Properties

This lesson describes the discovery of iridium by Smithson Tennant. The properties of iridium such as melting point, density, color, and resistance to corrosive materials are also covered.

What is Meitnerium? - Uses, Facts & Properties

3. What is Meitnerium? - Uses, Facts & Properties

This lesson explores the properties and uses of the element meitnerium. It also discusses the importance of observation and delves into the discovery and naming of this transition metal.

Rhodium: Jewelry, Catalysis & Other Uses

4. Rhodium: Jewelry, Catalysis & Other Uses

In this lesson you will learn about the element rhodium and its uses. The uses discussed include plating for jewelry, optics, catalysts in reactions, and potential cancer treatments.

What is Rhodium? - Facts, History & Isotopes

5. What is Rhodium? - Facts, History & Isotopes

Rhodium probably isn't a household name, but it is one of the precious metals like gold and silver. This lesson will explore the history, isotopes, and some fun facts for this metal.

What is Cobalt? - Uses, Facts & Properties

6. What is Cobalt? - Uses, Facts & Properties

When people hear the word cobalt, the first thing that comes to mind may be the small sedan once produced by Chevrolet. In fact, many people don't even know this is an element. Read on to learn some of the uses, facts, and properties of cobalt.

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