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SI Chemistry: Find Articles
This guide will help you find sources for your SI Chemistry acid-based project.
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Avoid terms that can be used in many settings
(like effect, impact, develop)
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Use OR between synonyms (expands your results); use AND to combine different subjects (narrows your results)
dental OR teeth OR tooth OR oral
acid AND batteries
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