What is another name for the representative elements
Group A elements
What is another name for the transition metals
Group B elements
What elements is in the same period as phosphorous
Each period in the periodic table corresponds to
A principal energy level
How is the modern periodic table is arranged
In order of increasing atomic number
Majority of the elements are
What is true about the electron configurations of the noble gases?
The highest occupied s and p sublevels are completely filled
Elements that are characterized by the filling of p orbitals are classified as
Groups 3A through 8A
What electron configuration is most likely to result in an element that is relatively inactive?
A filled energy level
What subatomic particle plays the greatest part in determining the properties of an element?