Pattern- Trends in the periodic table
Periodic trends are patterns that are present in the periodic table that illustrate the different aspects of an element, including its size and other properties. Questions on periodic trends across groups and periods are asked on electronegativity, ionization energy, electron affinity, atomic radius, melting point, and metallic character. The question type is usually to arrange the given elements in increasing or decreasing order to the trend asked or to select the element that shows the highest or lowest order of the trend.
How to approach
While solving questions related to it, you should know about periodic trends.
To make these things simpler, please go through the important trends given below. Once you know the trends you can easily arrange them in the order asked and find the answer. Also, keep in mind that there are certain exceptions to the general trends. So, do not forget to factor those in while solving questions
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