. In Period 3 of the Periodic table, element B is placed to the left of element A


(a) In Period 3 of the Periodic table, element B is placed to the left of element A. On the basis of this information, choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the following statements:

(i) The element B would have (lower /higher) metallic character than A.

(ii) The element A would probably have (lesser / higher) electron affinity than B.

(iii) The element A would have (greater /smaller) atomic size than B. 

 

Best Answer

(i) The element B would have higher metallic character than A.

(ii) The element A would probably have higher electron affinity than B.

(iii) The element A would have smaller atomic size than B.

 

 

 

 

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