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Chemical Substitution

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We [89] have just seen how chemists brought a confused and indefinable notion, the notion of chemical analogy, into correspondence with a representation of a mathematical clarity, the chemical formula or, to speak more precisely, the crude chemical formula.

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  • Copper Sulphate
  • Silver Nitrate
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  • Zinc Sulphate
  • Copper Nitrate

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  1. qui se sentent, mais ne se concluent pas.

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  2. We continue to employ the word equivalent in the sense of what is today called atomic weight or atom The advantage of this substitution will soon be seen.

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Duhem, P. (2002). Chemical Substitution. In: Mixture and Chemical Combination. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol 223. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-2292-6_8

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