MAIN GROUP ELEMENTS (GROUPS 1, 2, & 13 - 18)

GROUP

NAME

ENDING e-
CONFIG-
URATION

# OF
VALENCE
e-

e- DOT
DIAGRAM

WANTS TO (lose or
gain) e- TO
BE LIKE
NOBLE GAS?

CHARGE
OF
ION

OXID-
ATION
#

GETS (smaller or larger) WHEN ATOM TO ION?

1
or
I A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2
or
II A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13
or
III A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14
or
IV A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15
or
V A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16
or
VI A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17
or
VII A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18
or
VIII A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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