Does the way the periods are arranged in the periodic table mean anything? thank you
Explanation from Alloprof
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The periods of the periodic table indicate the number of electron shells of the elements that are there.
The elements of the first period, hydrogen (H) and helium (He), have a single electron shell, while the elements of the third period, for example calcium (Ca) and arsenic (As) , have three electron shells.
The periods are therefore established to classify this number of layers.
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