- Created by: MiaT212
- Created on: 26-11-18 18:57
Explain why the halogens decrease in reactivity as you descend the periodic table:
- Opposites attract and this is the same for protons and electrons.
- Group 7 elements crave an electron so that they can become stable and have 8 outer electrons.
- As you descend the PT, the halogens gain more shells distancing from the attraction of the nucleus containg protons.
- This means that the first halogen…