The halogens often form salts. In which group of the Periodic Table are the halogens found?

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Jun 11, 2017

Answer:

#"Group VII"# or #"Group 17".....#

Explanation:

And in fact the very name #"halogen"# means #"salt-former"#. The halogens are typically diatomic molecules that are reduced to form negative ions, which form salts with positively charged metal ions, i.e. #Na^(+)Cl^(-)#, #Ca^(2+)F_2^(-)#, #Al^(3+)Cl_3^-#........