An element ‘X’ is forming an acidic oxide. Its position in modern periodic table will be:
(a) Group 1 and Period 3
(b) Group 2 and Period 3
(c) Group 13 and Period 3
(d) Group 16 and Period 3
Acidic oxides are formed by non metals.
Non-metals are the elements which gain electrons in order to become stable .
Checking the options:
- (a),(b) and (c) are metals.
- (d) is non-metal.
Therefore, the correct option is (d) Group 16, Period 3