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Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Physical and chemical properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers.
a positive ion
a measure of the ability of an atom in a chemical compound to attract electrons
14 elements with atomic numbers from 58 to 71
14 elements with atomic numbers from 90 to 103
a negative ion
elements of Group 1 of the periodic table
main group elements
elements in the s and p blocks
elements of Group 17
An arrangement of the elements in order of their atomic numbers so that elements with similar properties fall in the same column.
elements of Group 2 of the periodic table
electrons available to be lost, gained, or shared in the formation of chemical compounds
elements that are metals with typical metallic properties in the d block of the periodic table
an atom or group of bonded atoms that have a positive or negative charge
one half the distance between the nuclei of identical atoms tht are bonded together
any process that results in the formation of an ion