Properties of metal

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Properties of metal

Postby 405161024 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:22 pm

Why are s-block metals typically more reactive than p-block metals?

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Re: Properties of metal

Postby 705152867 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:08 am

S-block metals have lower ionization energy, meaning that it takes up less energy for them to lose electrons. However, for p-block, they have higher ionization energies and more filled shells, requiring more energy to lose those additional electrons.

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