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Unformatted text preview: patterns better when they were arranged in increasing order according to nuclear charge, or the number of protons in the nucleus. 2. State the periodic law Periodic law- the physical and chemical properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic number. In other words, when the elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number, elements with similar properties appear at regular intervals. 3. How is the periodic law demonstrated within the groups of the periodic table? The elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number; elements with similar properties appear at regular intervals. The Periodic table is an arrangement of the elements in order of their atomic numbers so that elements with similar properties fall in the same column, or group Section 2 Reviews 4. How do the electron configurations within the same group of elements compare?...
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- Periodic Table