What Is a Group or Family on the Periodic Table?
Jun 20, 2013 · For the most part, element families and element groups are the same things. Both describe elements that share common properties, usually based on the number of valence electrons. Usually, either family or group refers to one or more columns of the periodic table. However, some texts, chemists, and teachers distinguish between the two sets of elements. Occupation: Chemistry Expert thoughtco.com thoughtco.com thoughtco.com thoughtco.com
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