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The Element of Agreement

Science brain teasers require understanding of the physical or biological world and the laws that govern it.

 

Puzzle ID:#26100
Fun:*** (2.9)
Difficulty:** (1.9)
Category:Science
Submitted By:hotgreenAus***
Corrected By:shenqiang

 

 

 



I am a chemical symbol for an element.
This element was discovered in 1824.
I am a Spanish word without the accent.
Reverse me so I become a form of a common verb.

What symbol am I?


Hint

Check out the title!
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Comments

AZTTT**
Sep 28, 2005

Nice. I got it, but only by accident I need to brush up on my elements well written
redraptor50*us*
Sep 28, 2005

Great one, I didn't know that one, tried to go through all the elements in my mind.
Kal-El**
Sep 30, 2005

Darn. Stumped me. If I knew about silicon BEFORE I looked at this teaser, I probably would've gotten it.
I give it a
hotgreenAus*
Sep 30, 2005

hope u ppl like this teaser
paintballa944**
Oct 02, 2005

It was a really good one buddy
thepianistalex*us*
Oct 05, 2005

Very clever! Keep it up!
Winner4600*
Oct 07, 2005

Very good, I got it after I read the hint...
puttaholic*au*
Oct 25, 2005

I only know like the first 20 elements, so this one got me

it was very interesting, though
bookworm91**
Nov 09, 2005

well i cheated and looked at the table of elements. but that was well written. good clues! keep 'em up.
rkaalandAus*
Nov 11, 2005

AWSOME you got me
drussel3*us*
Nov 21, 2005

Clever.
jman0116il*
Nov 25, 2005

very unique, despite its easiness. note that si without an accent is also a spanish word, meaning "if"
TheEarthling*no*
Dec 11, 2005

Easy! I got it straight away, without referring to a periodic table. It's a great teaser though.
Warrior_Poet
Jan 12, 2006

Pretty good teaser, pretty easy.
Jerrythellamamc*
May 20, 2006

Si without an accent mean "if" in spanish. Just so you know
doeheadAus*
Jun 25, 2008

For unknown reasons I was completely lost on this one.Didn't realize silicon was that old.Wonder when it was first used for enhancement purposes?
katamaster*
Jun 25, 2008

As a Spanish speaker, I was thinking of te (Spanish for tea) which is the symbol for tellurium. But I guess it was discovered way after 1824. Good one.
bradon182001*us*
Jun 25, 2008

This was really good. A lot of thought went into the making of this teaser. Thanks for posting.
auntiesisAus*
Jun 25, 2008

I was totally lost.
iluvwhitesox22us
Jun 25, 2008

si without an accent is still a word in spanish, if.
lisapc
Jun 25, 2008

My mind just wasnt in it today. It ws a mental teaser for sure though.
mi2mo2tx*us*
Jun 25, 2008

Cute and easy - my kind of teaser!! Gracious!
UptheHillA*
Jun 25, 2008

Como No!
Marianogf777Auy*
Jun 25, 2008

It was kind of a good teaser, but you need to take some Spanish class right away. "Si" does not necesarily have an accent in order to be in agreement... Espero que el próximo te salga un poco mejor, saludos.
avonmaAus*
Jun 25, 2008

I didn't get it. I still don't get it. I get the "si" and "is" but the clues don't all go together. Something's not right. Sorry.
SweetPotatoAus*
Jun 25, 2008

The hint didn't help me ... it said "Check the title" and the title is The Element of Agreement. The only symbol I see there is "Ag" which is silver, and that's not a Spanish word that I know of, nor is the reverse a verb.
What am I missing here?
TableElbowsA*
Aug 28, 2009

Would go better in language than science
gaylewolfAus*
Jun 25, 2011

Hablo espanol pero no comprende las elementes. I hope DH leaves a word or two here - his comments are always used for enhancement purposes!
Candi7tus*
Sep 04, 2012

si with an accent=yes
si without an accent=if



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