Ask questions and get helpful answers.

elements below, indicate how each elements’ valence electrons act in a chemical

reaction. Insert an L if an element loses electrons, a G if the element gains electrons, an E if the
element can either lose or gain electrons, and a U if the element is generally unreactive.
H

K

Li

Be

Na

Mg

Ca

B

C

Si

N

P

O

S

F

Cl

He

Ne

Ar

Al

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  4. ℹ️
  5. 🚩
3 answers
  1. Put an L on metals, G on nonmetals, and on He, and Ne, it is neither usually.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    3. ℹ️
    4. 🚩
    👤
    bobpursley
  2. I agree with metals and non-metals. For He and Ne and Ar I would go with a U since they are generally un-reactive.
    H can do either. (Loses to form H^+ and gains to form H^-)

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    3. ℹ️
    4. 🚩
  3. tHIS WUESTION

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    3. ℹ️
    4. 🚩

Answer this Question

Similar Questions

  1. science

    1) When an alkali metal is involved in a chemical reaction with a nonmetal, what charge will its atoms most likely form? 1- 2+ 1+ 2- 2) Which properties increase when moving down a group of the periodic table? Select all that apply. reactivity valence

  2. English

    Which are features of myths? Check all that apply. supernatural gods or animals fantastic settings humorous elements that entertain the reader an attempt to explain the origin of the universe characters found in everyday life conflicts between worlds,

  3. science

    2. All biomolecules have the following traits except(1 point) nitrogen elements. a carbon backbone. covalent bonds. hydrogen elements.

  4. Chem - Elements

    I need help on identifying four elements. 1. a member of the same family as oxygen whose most stable ion contains 54 electrons. (Sulfur?) 2. member of alkali metal family whose most stable ion contains 36 electrons. (Cesium??) 3. noble gas with 18 protons

  5. chemistry

    The enthalpy of formation of C2H5OH is -238.7 kJ/mol. What information does this reveal about the bonds in the molecule? A. Bond formation in C2H5OH from its elements only occurs in cold temperatures. B. Bond formation in C2H5OH from its elements does not

  6. science

    Which element would have the lowest electronegativity? (1 point) an element with a large number of valence electrons and a small atomic radius an element with a large number of valence electrons and a small atomic radius an element with a large number of

  7. Chemistry

    "Would you expect each of the following atoms to gain or lose electrons when forming ions? What ion [cation/anion] is most likely in each case?" Followed by a short list of elements such as Na and Sr. What I'm wondering is how I'm to know? I can't find

  8. CHEMISTRY

    On the ionization energy vs. atomic number graph, the peaks, which are Noble Gases, gradually get smaller. Which statement below would best explain that pattern? A Each successive element on the peaks has fewer electrons and that would make ionization

  9. Chemistry

    Noble gases are the least reactive because they have a perfect 8 valence electrons. Or is it because they do not have any unpaired electrons like the rest of the elements.

  10. physical science

    Marie discovers boxes of elements in a storage room. The boxes do not say which elements they contain, but they do have information about their locations on the periodic table. What kind of information would allow Marie to determine which boxes contain the

Still need help?

You can ask a new question or browse existing questions.