Name the group of the periodic table which contains highly electronegative elements. Also, write three common characteristics of this group. | web4study

Name the group of the periodic table which contains highly electronegative elements. Also, write three common characteristics of this group.

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The group which contains highly electronegative elements is VII A. They are called Halogens Common.

Common Characteristics of VII A Group:

(i) Their valiancy shell contains seven electrons and they form electronegative ions c1- F etc. by accepting an electron.

(ii) They have high ionization energies and large electron affinities.

(iii) They are highly reactive elements and are not found a free state in nature.

 

 

 


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