Diagonal Relationships

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Kimberly 1H
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Diagonal Relationships

Postby Kimberly 1H » Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:59 pm

Are diagonal neighbor elements as similar to properties of elements in the same group?

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Re: Diagonal Relationships

Postby daniella_knight1I » Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:00 pm

I think the most similar elements will be in the same group however metalloids are structured diagonally in the periodic table and share similar properties.

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Re: Diagonal Relationships

Postby AngelaZ 1J » Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:22 pm

I think elements in the same group will generally be more similar since they have the same number of valence electrons. This similar electron configuration gives them similar chemical and physical properties.


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