What is Periodic Table of Elements?
Periodic table is a tabular arrangement of chemical elements.The modern periodic table helps to predict the behavior of the chemical elements. Elemental table is a useful framework to analyse the chemical behavior of the all elements identified so far.The first periodic table was published by Dmitri Mendeleev (A Russian Chemist) and the modern table of elements was classified by Moseley based on the Dmitri arrangements.
Structure of the Periodic Table
The modern periodic table is classified into multiple rows knows as periods and columns known as groups. Progression of the elements is based on the atomic number and elements with similar chemical properties are kept in same columns.
How the Modern Periodic Table is Organised
There are 7 rows or periods and 18 numbered groups in the periodic table.Every element in same group has similar physical or chemical behavior. And six groups have names
IUPAC Family Names for Elements arranged in groups of the modern periodic table
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