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What is a halogen? Its uses? Name some halogens?

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Halogens are the group 17 elements. Some halogens are fluorine, chlorine, bromine, etc. Some common uses of halogens are:

  • Fluorine compounds (Fluorides) are added to toothpaste to prevent tooth decay. 
  • Chlorine is used as a bleaching agent. 
  • Bromine is used in the manufacture of pesticides and fumigants.
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