The element fluorine is classified in the periodic table as a/an
B. alkali metal.
The answer is the option D. halogen. The halogens is the family of elements that belong to the group 17 of the periodic table. They are Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine, Iodine and Astate. They have similar properties. Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine and Iodine are good disinfectants.