What is trend in properties of elements in periodic table while crossing from top to bottom ?

asked Jan 21, 2014 in Periodic Table by amrutha (157 points)
retagged Jan 31, 2014 by amrutha

1 Answer

answered Jan 21, 2014 by Bharani (222 points)
The trend in properties of elements while crossing from top to bottom as follows:
1. The atomic number of elements increases
2. The atomic weight of elements increases
3. The atomic size and volume are increases
4. The electro positivity increases and the electro negativity decreases
5. The metallic character increases and non-metallic character decreases
6. The ionization potential decreases
7. The electro affinity of elements decreases
8. The melting point and boiling points are increases
9. The elements of a group all the equal in their properties.
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