Problem: Elements in group 7A in the periodic table are the halogens; elements in group 6A are called the chalcogens.What is the most common oxidation state of the chalcogens compared to the halogens?

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Elements in group 7A in the periodic table are the halogens; elements in group 6A are called the chalcogens.

What is the most common oxidation state of the chalcogens compared to the halogens?

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