Problem: Consider the elements of Group 4A (the “carbon family”): C, Si, Ge, Sn, and Pb. What is the trend in metallic character as one goes down this group? What is the trend in metallic character going from left to right across a period in the periodic table?

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Consider the elements of Group 4A (the “carbon family”): C, Si, Ge, Sn, and Pb. What is the trend in metallic character as one goes down this group? What is the trend in metallic character going from left to right across a period in the periodic table?

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