How would you classify the following elements as main group elements, transition metals, or inner transition metals: 1.Ca 2.Fe 3.Ag 4.U 5.O 6.Pb?

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Aug 18, 2016

Answer:

Refer to the explanation below.

Explanation:

  1. Ca is a main group element in period 4, group 2 of the periodic table, in the s-block.

  2. Fe is a transition metal in period 4, group 8 of the periodic table, in the d-block.

  3. Ag is a transition metal in period 5, group 11 of the periodic table, in the d-block.

  4. U is an inner transition metal in period 7, group 3 of the periodic table, in the f-block.

  5. O is a main group element in period 2, group 16 of the periodic table, in the p-block.

  6. Pb is a main group element in period 6, 14 of the periodic table. It is a post-transition metal and is in the p-block of elements.

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