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Alkali metals
Ex: K Na

Highly reactive
1 valence electron

1

Alkaline earth metals
Ex: ma ca

Reactive
2 valence electrons

2

Transition metals
Ex: fe ni as au

Not as reactive
1 or 2 valence electrons

3

Hydrogen

Highly reactive
1 valence electron

4

Halogens
Ex: F Cl

Highly reactive
7 valence electrons (gains one more)

5

Noble gasses
He ne

Non-reactive
8 valence electrons (complete)

6

Boron (mixed group)

Only metalloid in group
3 valence electrons (given up)

7

Carbon

4 valence electrons (given up or gained)

8

Nitrogen (mixed group)
N, p, as, sb, bi

5 valence electrons (gain more)

9

Oxygen (mixed group)
3 non metals
2 metalloids

6 valence electrons (gain more)