Which group of the periodic table contains elements with valence shell electron configuration of #ns^2np^1#?

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May 11, 2018

Answer:

#13^"th"# group

Explanation:

Element with valence shell electronic configuration #"ns"^2\ "np"^(1-6)# belongs to p-block

Valence shell electronic configuration of all the groups of p-block are shown below

#underline(bb( color(white)(..)"Group no."color(white)(..............) "E.C" color(white)(..))#
#color(white)(.....) 13^"th" color(white)(........ ...............) "ns"^2\ "np"^1#
#color(white)(.....) 14^"th" color(white)(........ ...............) "ns"^2\ "np"^2#
#color(white)(.....) 15^"th" color(white)(........ ...............) "ns"^2\ "np"^3#
#color(white)(.....) 16^"th" color(white)(........ ...............) "ns"^2\ "np"^4#
#color(white)(.....) 17^"th" color(white)(........ ...............) "ns"^2\ "np"^5#
#color(white)(.....) 18^"th" color(white)(........ ...............) "ns"^2\ "np"^6#