Vertical Columns in the Periodic Table?

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The periodic table is a display of chemical elements. These are organized based on their atomic numbers, electron configurations and recurring chemical properties. The vertical columns are referred to as groups or families.
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The Periodic Table of Elements
Dmitri Mendeleev generally is credited with the creation of the first periodic table, which charts the chemical elements by atomic number and valence shell electron configuration.
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