Explain why elements that are in the same group of the Periodic Table tend to show similar chemical behavior.
Element in same column or group of periodic table have similar chemical properties as their atoms have same valence electrons. For example lithium has 1 valence electron and sodium and potassium also has 1 valence electron.
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Learn basic information about what an element is, what they are made of, how and why they are different, and how scientists have organized them into the periodic table.