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Is there any trick to remember p block elements?


The p-block elements are unified by the fact that their valence (outermost) electrons are in the p orbital.

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Here is a simple trick to remember the families of p-block elements:


Pronounce it as bekkknoffneeee

  • B - Boron
  • C - Carbon
  • N - Nitrogen
  • F - Flourine
  • Ne - Neone

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