4.1.3.1

4.1.3.1 Comparison with Group 1 elements

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The transition elements are metals with similar properties which are different from those of the elements in Group 1.

Students should be able to describe the difference compared with Group 1 in melting points, densities, strength, hardness and reactivity with oxygen, water and halogens.

Students should be able to exemplify these general properties by reference to Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu.