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Which of the following statements is not a correct statement about the trends when going from left to right across the periods of periodic table ?
A. The elements become less metallic in nature

B. The number of valence electrons increases

C.The atoms lose their electrons more easily

D. The oxides become more acidic

Answer :

On moving from left to right, the number of valence electrons increases. So, the tendency to lose electrons decreases whereas to accept electron increases. Thus, up to the first half, the valency increases in positive and in the next half, valency (in negative) decreases up to zero.

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