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Unformatted text preview: thin sheets Conduct heat and electricity Poor conductors of heat and electricity Can be used as semi-conductors for computer technology Shiny luster Lacks luster Depends on the element Tend to lose electrons and become cations Tend to gain electrons and become anions Can either gain or lose electrons depending on environment Make up 2/3 of the periodic table S, P, O, N, C, H, Se, Group 17 and group 18 B, Si, Ge, As, Sb, Te, (along the staircase) Transition metals (groups 3-12) are known for making brightly colored compounds Conclusions: The periodic table is arranged in periods and groups Elements in the same group have the same number of valance electrons and same properties Based on where an element is located, its properties can be predicted...
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- Spring '11
- Periodic Table