Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 6 - The Periodic Table - 6 Assessment: 29

Answer

Carbon and silicon would be expected to have similar properties because they are in the same group (family) on the periodic table. This means that they have similar electron configurations and react similarly to other elements.

Work Step by Step

Carbon and silicon would be expected to have similar properties because they are in the same group (family) on the periodic table. This means that they have similar electron configurations and react similarly to other elements.
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