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Wed December 19, 2012 By: Deep Manna
 

How would the tendency to gain electronschangeas you go from left to right across a period ?

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Wed December 19, 2012
The tendency to gain electrons will increase because the non metallic character increases as we go from left to right in a period (and the metallic character decreases) ; the non metals have a tendency to gain electrons to complete their octet.
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