halogen means 'Salt former'
what is halogens
The halogens are five non-metallic elements found in group 17 of the periodic table. The term "halogen" means "salt-former" and compounds containing halogens are called "salts". All halogens have 7 electrons in their outer shells, giving them an oxidation number of -1. The halogens exist, at room temperature
where are halogens found
they can be found in nature in their elemental form
what are halogens used for
they are used for boundless open textbook even though halogens and their compounds can be toxic
TYPES OF HALOGENS