We’re being asked to determine which pair of elements have the greatest difference in 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.
Between which two elements is the difference in metallic character the greatest?
A) Rb and O
B) O and I
C) Rb and I
D) Li and O
E) Li and Rb
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