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

Asked by deep manna | 19th Dec, 2012, 07:07: AM

Expert Answer:

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.

Answered by  | 19th Dec, 2012, 09:06: AM

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