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Where would you locate the element with electronic configuration 2, 8 in the modern periodic table ?

This question is part of Periodic Classification of Elements - Paper I
Asked by Kumarans, Last updated: May 30, 2019

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L. Brett

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Answered on Jun 07, 2019

The correct answer to this question is Group 18. This group is the Noble Gases. They have many characteristics which make them stand apart from other elements. These include the fact that they have no color, no smell, no taste, and are non-flammable.

The Noble Gases include Radon, Helium, Neon, Argon, Xenon, and Krypton. In the periodic table, they are in order according to their boiling point. Helium has the least boiling point and Radon has the most. These gases are used for various purposes. Helium is used for balloons and Radon is used in radiation for cancer patients, but only in small doses.

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Answered on Apr 24, 2019

You need to check Group 18 of the periodic table if you want to know the group in the periodic table. Are you familiar with what elements are available when you check Group 18? This is a group that is composed of Noble Gases.

There are certain characteristics of this group that will set them apart from the other groups. It is obvious from the name that this will only be composed of gases. Aside from that, they are usually monotonic. They are chemically inert, especially when compared to the other groups. There may be some exceptions to their usual properties but this does not happen often.

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kumarans

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Answered on Aug 25, 2018

Group 18
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