What is more reactive, calcium or magnesium?


What is more reactive, calcium or magnesium?

Alkaline Earth Metals:

The Alkaline earth metals are the chemical elements from group 2A. They give up two electrons to achieve noble gas electronic configurations. They are silver grey in appearance but they are rarely found in pure form in nature.

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Calcium is more reactive than magnesium. This is because the calcium nucleus is further away from the valence electrons and thus exerts a smaller...

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Alkaline Earths (Group 2A Elements): Definition & Properties


Chapter 7 / Lesson 3

Learn about alkaline earth metals. Understand which group the alkaline earth metals are on the periodic table, alkaline earth metals' properties, and their effects.

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