Why isn't hydrogen a part of group 1 elements?

Asked by WG CDR CPK KENNEDY | 24th Oct, 2010, 10:52: PM

Expert Answer:

Hydrogen can go to the IA(Alkali Metals)  group or VII A (Halogen Group) group, if hydrogen loose a electron than it is electropositive and should placed with alkali metals but if 'H' accept one electron pair than it must be with electronegative elements i.e. with the halogens.

Answered by  | 25th Oct, 2010, 12:10: AM

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