Answer :


The elements of s and p-block except noble gas are called as representative elements because:


i. The outer shells of the elements of s and p-block are not completely filled.


ii. They achieve noble gas configuration by losing or gaining electrons.


iii. As a result, they are chemically inert active.


iv. The elements down the group represent have same number of electrons in the outermost shell.


v. They have same electronic configuration.


vi. Hence, the s and p-block elements are called representative elements.


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