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Which of the statements below best describes the properties of the halogens as you go down group 7? 


A        The elements become less reactive and have lower melting points.

B        The elements become less reactive and have higher melting points.

C        The elements become more reactive and have higher melting points.


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B. The elements become less reactive and have higher melting points.

This is as a result of loss of strength to attract an electron and an increase of atomic mass causing higher melting point.
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