Answer the following question:

Asked by nkrbasak | 24th Aug, 2011, 04:48: AM

Expert Answer:

There is a correlation among the s, and p-block elements. There is a gradual and regular pattern of the filling of electrons. These elements follow a regular patterns of properties.
 Hence, elements in the s- and p-blocks have predictable patterns that represent a wide range of properties. Therefore, the s- and p-block elements are called the main-group, or representative, elements.

Answered by  | 24th Aug, 2011, 03:55: PM

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