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Group 17: General Reactions of the Halogens

Covers the halogens in Group 7 (IUPAC: Group 17) - fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br) and iodine (I). Includes trends in atomic and physical properties, the redox properties of the halogens and their ions, the acidity of the hydrogen halides, and the tests for the halide ions.