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Sulfur

As you may have guessed from the background color, sulfur is a yellow solid. It is atomic number 16 on the Periodic Table with a mass just over 32 amu. Since its 18th century discovery by Antoine Lavoisier, sulfur has been used for a number of things. For example, sulfur is one of the buliding blocks in gunpowder and fireworks. Sulfur is also used in items that don't explode, such as vulcanized rubber.

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Sulfur Trivia

Which of the following is sulfur's melting point?

A. 127 C B. 100 C
C. 119 C D. 92 C

 

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