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We’re being asked to rank the given elements by decreasing metallic character.
Recall that the trend for metallic character is as follows: it decreases from left to right and increases down a period in the periodic table.
The given elements are:
Place the following in order of decreasing metallic character.
Si, K, S, Na, O
A.) Na > K > Si > O > S
B.) Na > K > Si > S > O
C.) K > Si > Na > S > O
D.) K > Si > Na > O > S
E.) K > Na > Si > S > O