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Problem: Predict some of the properties of element 117 (the symbol is Uus, following conventions proposed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, or IUPAC). What element will it most resemble chemically?

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As of Dec. 1, 2018, IUPAC updated the periodic table up to atomic number 118

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Predict some of the properties of element 117 (the symbol is Uus, following conventions proposed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, or IUPAC). What element will it most resemble chemically?

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