Problem: Which region of the periodic table shown here contains elements that are easiest to oxidize?

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Recall the mnemonics LEO the lion goes GER:

Loss Electron Oxidation

Gain Electron Reduction

Let's determine the group for each region specified in the periodic table:

• Region A → Group 1A and Group 2A (s-block elements)

• Region B → d-block elements

• Region C → p-block elements

• Region D → Group 7A and Group 8A

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Which region of the periodic table shown here contains elements that are easiest to oxidize? The periodic table is labeled with four regions: a) the two left-most columns; b) the middle rows; c) the section on the right along a diagonal from upper left to lower right; and d) the section to the right of section c.

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