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Which of the following statements is not a correct statement about the trends when going from left to right across the periods of periodic Table.

(a) The elements become less metallic in nature.

(b) The number of valence electrons increases.

(c) The atoms lose their electrons more easily.

(d) The oxides become more acidic
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(c) The atoms lose their electrons more easily.

Explanation:-

The atoms lose their electrons more easily is a wrong statement because as we move from left to right across the periods of the periodic table, the non-metallic character increases. Therefore tendency to lose an electron decreases.

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