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3 Properties and Uses of Phosphorus Phosphorus is a nonmetal solid at room temperature. Phosphorus is a nonmetal solid at room temperature. The melting point of phosphorus is °K or 44.3 °C. The melting point of phosphorus is °K or 44.3 °C. Phosphorus boils at °K, or degrees Celsius. Phosphorus boils at °K, or degrees Celsius. Its density is 1.82 g/cm 3, and it would sink in water. Its density is 1.82 g/cm 3, and it would sink in water. In one form its color is a white- yellow In one form its color is a white- yellow Reacts a lot with air – it ignites or burns. Reacts a lot with air – it ignites or burns. Phosphates are used in fertilizers and detergents Phosphates are used in fertilizers and detergents It is used in metal coatings to prevent it from corroding. It is used in metal coatings to prevent it from corroding. Phosphorus itself is an important part to all forms of life since it is part of DNA. Phosphorus itself is an important part to all forms of life since it is part of DNA. We eat about 1 gram of phosphate a day, and we store about 750 grams in our bodies. We eat about 1 gram of phosphate a day, and we store about 750 grams in our bodies. Phosphates are compounds made from phosphorus and are used in the making of special glasses, such as those used for sodium lamps. Phosphates are compounds made from phosphorus and are used in the making of special glasses, such as those used for sodium lamps. Calcium phosphate is used to make fine chinaware. Calcium phosphate is used to make fine chinaware. Mono-calcium phosphate is used in baking powder. Mono-calcium phosphate is used in baking powder.

4 Facts about Phosphorus The name comes from the Greek word‘phosphoros’,which means bringer of light, because phosphorus glows in the dark. The name comes from the Greek word‘phosphoros’,which means bringer of light, because phosphorus glows in the dark. It was discovered around 1669 by a German alchemist named Hennig Brandt during an experiment where he was attempting to change silver into gold. It was discovered around 1669 by a German alchemist named Hennig Brandt during an experiment where he was attempting to change silver into gold. Phosphorus is found in three different forms; ordinary white phosphorus, red phosphorus and black phosphorus. Phosphorus is found in three different forms; ordinary white phosphorus, red phosphorus and black phosphorus. It is the 11 th most abundant element and it is found in all fertile soil and most natural waters. It is the 11 th most abundant element and it is found in all fertile soil and most natural waters.

5 Phosphorus (to the tune of the Adams Family Theme Song) Phosphorus ignites well With five ‘trons in its last shell It helps to make a match smell The element Phosphorus It glows well on a dark night It’s ordinarily white It’s name means bringer of light Nonmetal phosphorus Its found in fertilizer And most detergentizers For that you’ll be the wiser The element phosphorus DNA’s built around it A German goofed and found it In soil all around us The element Phosphorus Fa da da dump snap snap Fa da da dump Fa da da dump Fa da da dump snap snap

6 Phosphorus Basic Info Atomic Mass Atomic Number 15 Symbol P Uses Used in fertilizers Used in matches Found in detergents In all DNA molecules Properties Ignites in air Yellow white Density 1.82 g/cm3Non-metal Solid Origin Discovered 1669 Trying to make gold from silver By Hennig Brandt In Germany

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