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The Chemistry Book is a wiki written for high school students located in California or students using the textbook entitled World of Chemistry by Zumdahl, Zumdahl, and DeCoste. All materials were developed to correlate with the Chemistry Content Standards for California.


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Nicolas Flamel may have been a character made famous in the Harry Potter Series but he was real and the author of several texts on alchemy.

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Main article: Chemical Bonds

Chemical bonds are forces between valence electrons holding atoms together to form molecules. [1]. Atoms may transfer or share electrons, and either process may provide for a stable arrangement of electrons between the atoms that result in the formation of molecules. [2]
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Main article: Praseodymium

Praseodymium is a rare earth element that has the symbol Pr and atomic number 59.
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  1. Carpi, Anthony. (2003).Chemical Bonding. Retrieved February 5, 2009, from http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=55
  2. Jones, Larry. (2007). Chemical Bonding. Retrieved February 5, 2009, from http://www.sciencebyjones.com/chemical_bonding.htm