Justify the given statement with suitable examples “the properties of the elements are a periodic function of their atomic numbers”.

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asked Mar 6, 2018 in Class XI Chemistry by nikita74 (-1,032 points)
Justify the given statement with suitable examples “the properties of the elements are a periodic function of their atomic numbers”.

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answered Mar 6, 2018 by rahul152 (-2,850 points)
The similarities in the properties arise due to the same distribution of electrons in the outermost orbitals or electronic configuration which depends upon the atomic number. The elements present in a group or period exhibit similar chemical properties which depend upon the atomic number.

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