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Solution: Figure: Metals, metalloids, and nonmetals. How do the periodic trends in metallic character compare to those for ionization energy?

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Nonmetals are: H, He, C, N, O, F, Ne, P, S, Cl, Ar, Se, Br, Kr, I, Xe, At, Rn, and Og.  Metalloids are: B, Si, Ge, As, Sb, and Te.  The rest of the elements are metals. An accessible periodic table can be found here: https://media.pearsoncmg.com/bc/bc_0media_chem/periodictable/table.html

Figure: Metals, metalloids, and nonmetals.


How do the periodic trends in metallic character compare to those for ionization energy?