What groups on the periodic table have four unpaired valence electrons and one unpaired valence electron?

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Dec 25, 2017

Answer:

There are 4 unpaired electrons in the ground state of the atoms in group 14, and 1 unpaired electron in the ground state of the atoms in group 17.

Explanation:

There are 4 unpaired electrons in the ground state of the atoms in group 14, and 1 unpaired electron in the ground state of the atoms in group 17.

The image below shows the representative (main group) elements. Group 14 is IV, and group 17 is VII.

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