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

Asked by rufus AL | 18th Jan, 2012, 10:10: AM

Expert Answer:

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.
 

Answered by  | 20th Jan, 2012, 05:54: PM

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