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I have been given a question and I have no clue about it, I researched in a lot of sites but nothing...

If someone knows the answer to this question, PLEASE HELP!

Why did chemists despise alchemists who tried to convert lead into gold?

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Moved to Homework Help. Note that we cannot answer your questions for you, but we can help you on the way. So, for example, why do you think this might be the case?

 

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I am not sure I understand the question. I am not even sure that the premise is true (did Alchemy and Chemistry even exist at the same time?). But as a hint to what I guess may be the answer you are looking for: Do you understand why turning lead into gold is not within the scope of Chemistry?

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1 hour ago, rodsdude said:

Hi!

I have been given a question and I have no clue about it, I researched in a lot of sites but nothing...

If someone knows the answer to this question, PLEASE HELP!

Why did chemists despise alchemists who tried to convert lead into gold?

Who gave you this question and what was the actual question?

There must have been some indication of what sort of answer was required.

1 word ?

1 sentence ?

1 essay ?

 

The question as you have stated gives no indication that these chemists were contemporaneous with the alchemists (which they were not).

But which chemists is a good question form Timo.

 

I suggest you start by googling the "philisopher's stone".

Then come back and tell us more if you want to discuss your solution.

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