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Period

Horizontal rows

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Groups

Vertical columns

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Families on the periodic table

Alkali metals
Alkaline Earth metals
Transition metals
Halogens
Noble gases
The Lanthanides
The Actinides

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Alkali metals

1 or 1A

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Alkaline Earth metals

2 or 2A

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Transition Metals

Middle B groups

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Halogens

17 or 7A

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Noble gases

18 or 8A

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The Lanthanides

Top row

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The Actinides

Bottom row

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3 classifications of metals

Metal
Nonmetal
Metalloid

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Metal

Classification of most elements on the periodic table

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Metals are located

To the left of metalloids

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Properties of a metal

Shiny
High melting points (not Hg)
Solids at rm temp
Malleable
Ductile
Good conductors
Don't dissolve in water

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Non metals

Liquids and gases

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Nonmetals location

Right of metalloids (except hydrogen1)

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Properties of a nonmetal

Usually liquids and gases
Some brittle solids
Poor conductors

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Metalloid

Element that has properties of metals and Nonmetals

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Elements that are metalloids

Boron
Silicon
Germanium
Arsenic
Antimony
Tellurium
Polonium
Maybe astatine

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Metalloids location

Between metals and Nonmetals in the staircase

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Electrons configuration

Arrangement of electrons in each orbital shell and suborbital shell

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Why is electron configuration important?

Tells you the amount and location of electrons in an element

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Different orbitals

Spdf

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Malleable

Can be flattened into thin sheets

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Ductile

Can be molded into wires