What are the group 1 elements? Name one.


What are the group 1 elements? Name one.

Main Group Elements.

The periodic table divides the elements into four major groups: (1) main group elements, (2) transition metals, (3) lanthanides, and actinides. The main group elements are mostly naturally occurring and follow the general properties of the group of elements they specifically belong to.

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The Group 1 elements in the periodic table are called the alkali metals. They are the most reactive metals owing to their large atomic radii and low...

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Alkali Metals (Group 1A Elements): Definition & Properties


Chapter 7 / Lesson 2

Learn about the alkali metals group and explore the group 1A elements. Understand their charge, valence electrons, ions, and find out whether they are soft or hard.

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