Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 38

Answer

Metallic character is the tendency of an element to lose electrons in chemical reactions.

Work Step by Step

Metallic character decreases moving to the right across a period in the periodic table. Metallic character increases moving down a column in the periodic table.
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