Fluorine is used in toothpaste to help prevent tooth decay.
Drinking water also has Fluorine to also help prevent tooth decay.
Fluorine is used to etch the glass in light bulbs.
The atomic number for Flourine is 9.
The atomic mass for Flourine is 18.988.
Flourine is in period 2.
The group number for Flourine is 17.
Flourine is in the Halogen family.
State of Matter
Fourine is a gas.
Metal, Metalloid, Nonmetal?
Flourine is a nonmetal.
Real World Uses
1. Sodium flouride is used in toothpaste & in drinking water to prevent dental cavities.
2. Hydrofluoric acid can dissolve glass & is used to etch the glass in light bulbs & in other products.
3. Uranium hexoflouride is needed by the nuclear power industry to separate uranium isotopes.