Confusing adjectives and adverbs

Adjectives and adverbs can express the same idea, but whereas you use an adverb to modify a verb or adjective, adjectives can only be applied to nouns.

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Platinum has exceptional resistance to corrosion.

Platinum is exceptionally corrosion-resistant.

Iron is easy to extract from iron ores. / It is easy to extract from iron ores.

Iron can easily be extracted from iron ores.

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