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Group 16 Elements

General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties,dioxygen: Preparation, Properties and uses, classification of oxides, Ozone, Sulphure -allotropic forms; compounds of sulphure: Preparation properties and uses of sulphur-dioxide, sulphuric acid: industrial process of manufacture, properties and uses; oxoacids of sulphur (Structures only).

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Sulphur – Types, Preparation, Properties and Uses

Sulphur (S) Sulphur exhibits allotropy, two important allotropes of which are: Yellow Rhombic (α - sulphur) Monoclinic (β- sulphur) At 369 K both forms are stable....
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Oxygen – Types, Preparation, Properties and Uses

Oxygen is the first element of Group 16 with the electronic configuration of 1s2 2s2 2p4 in the ground state. Oxygen has two allotropes:...
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Chemical Properties and Trends in Chemical Reactivity

Chemical Properties and Trends in Chemical Reactivity The anomalous behaviour of oxygen, like other members of the p-block present in the second period, is...
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Oxidation States

Negative and Positive Oxidation state: The elements of Group 16 exhibit a number of oxidation states (Above Table). The stability of -2 oxidation state...
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Group 16 Elements General Properties

Group 16 Element Oxygen, sulphur, selenium, tellurium and polonium constitute Group 16 of the periodic table. This is sometimes known as a group of...