Problem: The list that correctly indicates the order of metallic character is __________.A) B > N > CB) F > Cl > SC) Si > P > SD) P > S > SeE) Na > K > Rb

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We’re being asked to identify the list that correctly indicates an increasing order of metallic character


Recall that the trend for metallic character is as follows: it decreases from left to right and increases down a period in the periodic table. 

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The list that correctly indicates the order of metallic character is __________.

A) B > N > C

B) F > Cl > S

C) Si > P > S

D) P > S > Se

E) Na > K > Rb

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