We’re asked to determine whether or not vanadium is a main-group element.
Recall that the main group elements belong to the s- and p-blocks in the periodic table.
Main group elements form charges that are the same as their group number and are usually found in Groups ending in A in the periodic table:
We will determine whether Vanadium, V is a main group element based on the periodic table of elements:
Determine whether or not each element is a main-group element.