a. What is the group number? __________
b. Are these metals reactive? __________
c. Do these metals occur freely in nature? ____________
d. How many electrons are in their outer shell? _________ (Hint: It’s the same as their oxidation
number or group number.)
14. Click on Transition Metals (left bar) and answer these questions.
a. How many elements are in this group? ____________
b. What are the group numbers? __________ through _______
c. What are valence electrons? ________________
d. Because the valence electrons are present in more than one _____________ transition metals
often exhibit several common __________________.
e. Name the three elements in this family that produce a magnetic field. _________,
__________, and __________.