How To Use 'Periodic Table' in a Sentence

The periodic table organizes the elements.
The periodic table organizes the elements according to recurring trends in their properties.

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You may be asked to use the phrase "periodic table" in a sentence to show you understand what one is and what it's used for.

Example Sentences

  • The periodic table organizes chemical elements according to trends in their physical and chemical properties.
  • The periodic table lists elements in order of increasing atomic number.
  • There are 118 elements listed ​in the periodic table, although a few elements await verification of their discovery.
  • Mendeleev's periodic table ordered elements by increasing atomic weight.
  • The periodic table is ordered according to periods and groups.
  • Hydrogen is the first element of the periodic table.
  • Most of the elements of the periodic table are metals.
  • One of the halogens on the periodic table is the element chlorine.