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Elements are organized by what

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Elements are organized by their groups and periods in the periodic table. The elements are placed in specific locations because of their appearance and functions. For example, the elements in a group have the same number of electrons in their outer rings.

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a table of elements...

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On today's table elements are organized by their increasing atomic number.

Mendelev's periodic table was organized by increasing atomic weight, but that changed as our knowledge grew.

http://chemistry.about.com/od/k12gradelessons/a/periodictable.htm

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Number of protons

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