As the elements become less metallic across a period (smaller size and higher IE) →their oxides become more acidic
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.
The most acidic oxides are formed from elements found in the _________ region of the periodic table.
A. upper right
B. upper left
D. lower right
E. lower left
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