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  • View Poll Results: How do you "see" the word Ca2+
    I see it literally (e.g. Ca2+) and I study science at University Level +
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    I see the ion name (e.g. Calcium) and I study science at University Level
    3
    18.75%
    I see it literally (e.g. Ca2+) and I study science at A-Level and below
    6
    37.50%
    I see the ion name (e.g. Calcium) and I study science at A Level and below
    6
    37.50%
    I see it literally (e.g. Ca2+) and I have never studied science other than at GCSE
    1
    6.25%
    I see the ion name (e.g. Calcium) and I have never studied science other than at GCSE
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    0%

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    This may seem a little weird...

    I was doing a study for my dissertation, and I thought of something alongside it. Anyway, its all been done and dusted, yet I'm still quite interested in this aspect:

    Ca2+
    Na+
    K+
    Mg2+
    Cl-
    Fe2+

    Do you see the literal writing here? Or do you see the ion? For example, are you seeing "C-a-2-+" or "Calcium"? And what level of science are you at? And by "see" I mean, I would read something saying "Na+ moves into the cell by the NHE3 exchanger" and would read it in my head automatically as "Sodium moves into the cell by the Sodium-Hydrogen-exchanger-3 exchanger

    I want to add a poll to this so bear with me...
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    i see the ion, a-level chem
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    well i say calcium 2+
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    Ah these are completely different to what I've seen, other than the uni results!
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    I think it is often literal for those in lower level, and ions for those in higher level
 
 
 

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