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What is the most reactive group of elements?


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September 03, 2009 9:57AM

It is in Group 17 that you will find the most reactive elements. These elements all lack only one electron from having that "magic" electron configuration of the inert gases. That makes these elements very "hungry" to get that "last electron" so their electron structures become more stable.