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periodic table metals

Vertical columns on the periodic table groups/families
Horizontal rows on periodic table periods
Most of the elements in the periodic table are classified as metals
Elements that touch the zigzag line are metalloids
The elements in the far upper right corner are nonmetals
Group 1 (extremely reactive) Alkali metals
Group 2 (Very reactive) Alkaline Earth Metals
Group 3-12 (many useful properties) Transition metals
Group 17 (known as "salt formers") halogens
Group 18 (Very unreactive, said to be "inert") Noble gases
Elements at the bottom of the table that was pulled out so it wouldn't be as long. First row was called Ianthanids
Elements at the bottom of the table that was pulled out so it wouldn't be as long. Second row was called Actinids
Created by: 22repack



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