Chemistry: An Atoms-Focused Approach

Published by W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 10: 0393912345
ISBN 13: 978-0-39391-234-0

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Ions, and Molecules - Visual Problems - Page 70: 4


(a) The green box is a transition metal. (b) The blue box is an alkali metal. (c) The yellow box is a halogen.

Work Step by Step

(a) The element corresponding to the green box is gold. Elements in groups 3 through 12 are called the transition metals. (b) The element corresponding to the blue box is sodium. Elements in group 1 are called alkali metals. (c) The element corresponding to the yellow box is chlorine. Elements in group 17 are called halogens.
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