does chemical reactivity increase or decrease as we go lef to right in a period?Why?

Asked by  | 18th Mar, 2008, 04:44: PM

Expert Answer:

AS WE MOVE from left to rt in a period metallic character of elements n basic nature of cpds decrease and

nonmetallic character of elements n acidic nature of cpds increase        so

reactivity concerning the metallic n basic nature decrease and

reactivity concerning  the nonmetallic n avidic nature increase

Answered by  | 21st Apr, 2008, 08:31: PM

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