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An elementX (atomic number 17)reacts withan element Y (atomic number 20)to forma divalent halide. a)where in the periodic table are elementX and Y placed?

b)Classify X and Y as metal or metalloid. c)What will be the nature of element Y? Identify the bonding in the compound formed. d)Draw electron dot structure of the divalent halide.


X-17GROUP AND Y-2group X metalloid and Y both is non metal
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(a)X should be placed in group 17 and period 3
Y should be placed in group 2 and period 4
(B)X is non metal and Y is metal
(C)acidic in nature . Bonding will be ionic
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