account for the statement All the elements of the same group have similar chemical properties.

Asked by sandra j maria | 1st Jan, 2014, 10:33: AM

Expert Answer:

  • A group is a vertical column in the periodic table.
  • All of the elements in a group have the same number of valence electrons, and therefore, react in similar ways.
  • This is particularly true for most of the metals and for the halogens.
        

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 2nd Jan, 2014, 10:32: AM

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