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Potassium Hydroxide Molecule by Patrick Schachtner

Potassium hydroxide molecule

Potassium Hydroxide

By Patrick Schachtner
Atoms are the building blocks of everything. Atoms can be divided into 118 different elements. Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) is a combination of the elements of potassium, hydrogen and oxygen. Potassium Hydroxide, more commonly known as caustic potash, is a corrosive oxidiser which is found when sodium hydroxide (NaOH) reacts with potassium. It is mainly used as a fertiliser because of its water retaining properties. Potassium hydroxide is a common substance with many sources found around the world.

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Carbon atom by William Du

Carbon atom

Carbon is one of the most abundant atoms in the universe. It is able to form many compounds, such as diamond, graphene and graphite.