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Asked by  | 13th Dec, 2008, 01:58: AM

Expert Answer:

Non -metallic character increases as we go right across the period. The reason is that as we go across right number of electrons start increasing and there is a shift from ionic to covalent bonding. As a result covalent structures are formed instead of metal lattices.

Answered by  | 15th Dec, 2008, 03:23: AM

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