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From elements no 1 to 18 , which do u guys think would be the best elements ... I have to  choose which might be the good ones ... Its speciality like maybe its has highest boiling point , more reactive ...  ... Do u guys  know which elements would be great for me ??? ;)

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Re: best elements
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2006, 01:29:50 AM »
How would we know? Pick Helium
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Re: best elements
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2006, 04:53:11 AM »
How would we know? Pick Helium

Why Helium , what is so special about it ...Can u help me ???...

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Re: best elements
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2006, 05:57:44 AM »
Best element for what? It depends on the purpose it will be serving.

Do you just mean an interesting element that you can write about? If so, B is probably your best bet.
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Re: best elements
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2006, 04:00:53 PM »
Specify what is "best'. Give good criteria. Only then you get useful answers.
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Re: best elements
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2006, 08:58:06 PM »
Diamonds (carbon) are good

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Re: best elements
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2006, 03:50:24 AM »
Best element for what? It depends on the purpose it will be serving.

Do you just mean an interesting element that you can write about? If so, B is probably your best bet.

Yeah , u r right , the best element is the one which is the intresting ones ... Why is B ??? ... I mean , the elements that hv many good uses ,

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Re: best elements
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2006, 07:50:34 AM »
the best element is the one which is the intresting ones ... Why is B ??? ...

You may have to put some effort in here. There's these things called books you see, and within them one may find information. The amazing thing is that there are books about all sorts of things these days. History, philosophy, mathematics, and even chemistry - and even as specific as "Chemistry of the elements" by Greenwood and Earnshaw". You name it, theres probably a book about it! But it gets even better, theres these places where they have loads of them, and I mean loads - shelves and shelves of books! You can pay them a bit of money and they let you borrow the books for a bit - it's so cool! It's called a library. It's really handy because that way you don't have to buy them all - books can be pretty expensive if you buy them to keep.
Oh, also there's this wicked new thing called "the Internet"! It's soooooooo awesome. Seriously! In fact, you are using the Internet right now! Cool isn't it! There's so much stuff on the Internet - it is truly amazing. Now, only problem is finding what you're looking for. Well, fear not because someone came up with these things called "search engines". One of them is called google, and can be found at www.google.com if you tell google what you're looking for, it has a look around and then shows you web pages that it thinks have what you want! You hardly have to do anything, it's really, really easy! Even a child could do it!
I strongly believe that with the combined power if books and the Internet, we are unstoppable. Good luck my friend, and godspeed.
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Re: best elements
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2006, 03:56:20 PM »
Wikipedia is nice too.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periodic_table_%28standard%29

All of the elements are interesting in their own ways, but I don't know which qualities would interest you the most.  So, I recommend clicking on one of the first 18 elements and then just reading about their notable characteristics & applications.   Once you know what they're used for, you'll have a much better idea which element to pick.   

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Re: best elements
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2006, 09:43:18 PM »
the best element is the one which is the intresting ones ... Why is B ??? ...

You may have to put some effort in here. There's these things called books you see, and within them one may find information. The amazing thing is that there are books about all sorts of things these days. History, philosophy, mathematics, and even chemistry - and even as specific as "Chemistry of the elements" by Greenwood and Earnshaw". You name it, theres probably a book about it! But it gets even better, theres these places where they have loads of them, and I mean loads - shelves and shelves of books! You can pay them a bit of money and they let you borrow the books for a bit - it's so cool! It's called a library. It's really handy because that way you don't have to buy them all - books can be pretty expensive if you buy them to keep.
Oh, also there's this wicked new thing called "the Internet"! It's soooooooo awesome. Seriously! In fact, you are using the Internet right now! Cool isn't it! There's so much stuff on the Internet - it is truly amazing. Now, only problem is finding what you're looking for. Well, fear not because someone came up with these things called "search engines". One of them is called google, and can be found at www.google.com if you tell google what you're looking for, it has a look around and then shows you web pages that it thinks have what you want! You hardly have to do anything, it's really, really easy! Even a child could do it!
I strongly believe that with the combined power if books and the Internet, we are unstoppable. Good luck my friend, and godspeed.

Thanks so much ... i know its a bit sarcastic .. But i m sorry .. tq for the advice

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Re: best elements
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2006, 10:12:16 PM »
The best element in the world is actually magnesium (Mg).
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Re: best elements
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2006, 08:11:10 AM »
why Mike ???

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Re: best elements
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2006, 10:46:38 AM »
No silicon is better

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Re: best elements
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2006, 11:40:13 AM »
I personally fancy fluorine.   ;D

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Re: best elements
« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2006, 12:20:02 PM »
Na, it's Sodium.    ;)
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