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Group 8A, also known as group 18, are very non-reactive. However, they are all gases, not transition metals. Transition metals are the large family of elements in the middle of the table in between groups 2 and 13 (2A and 3A). Group 8A are the noble gases.

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Very Reactive to Non Reactive


Most elements after hydrogen are non reactive.

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Group VIII A elements are all unreactive gases so they wouldn't be classified as metals of any kind. They are known as the Noble gases. I'm not sure of any other name for them.

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Noble gases.

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