# What is the symbol of the element in Group 4 and Period 2?

Sep 26, 2016

Got a Periodic Table handy?

#### Explanation:

This is the element $\text{zirconium}$, $\text{Zr}$. You should not have to remember these symbols, because a Periodic Table should always be supplied. Save your memory for more important data.

Sep 26, 2016

Papers and texts published today have gone over to the newer nomenclature, but sometimes we are using older literature. $\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{Be aware of what nomenclature}}$ $\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{is being used in your references}}$.