Which of the following statements is not a correct statements about the trends when going from left to right across the periods of the periodic table?
(a) The elements become less metallic in nature.

(b) The number of valence electrons increases.
(c) The atoms lose their electrons more easily.
(d) The oxides become more acidic.

Correct answer: (c) The atoms lose their electrons more easily.

Explanation: On moving from left to right in the periodic table, the tendency of an atom to lose electrons decreases.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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