Question
Wed January 18, 2012 By: Rufus Al

how does the reactivity of elements vary down the group and across the period

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Fri January 20, 2012
Metals
Period - reactivity decreases as you go from left to right across a period.
Group - reactivity increases as you go down a group
 
Non-metals
Period - reactivity increases as you go from the left to the right across a period.
Group - reactivity decreases as you go down the group.
 
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