what are halogens and radicals?

Asked by  | 4th Oct, 2012, 06:28: PM

Expert Answer:

The halogens are five non-metallic elements found in group 17 of the periodic table. The term "halogen" means "salt-former" and compounds containing halogens are called "salts". 

A radical is a group of atoms of elements, e.g., chromate radical [CrO4]. 

Answered by  | 5th Oct, 2012, 08:45: AM

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