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    Group Trends: Metallic Character and Increasing Acidity

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    1) For each of the following pairs, which element will have the greater metallic character.

    a) Li or Be
    b) Li or Na
    c) Sn or P
    d) Al or B

    2) Arrange the following oxides in order of increasing acidity.
    Rank from least acidic to most acidic. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.
    CO2, P2O5, SiO2, CaO, SO3, Al2O3

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    1) For each of the following pairs, which element will have the greater metallic character.

    a)Li or Be

    Elements become more metallic as they go down and to the left on the periodic table. Li will be more metallic.

    b)Li or Na ...

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