Ch.22 - Chemistry of the NonmetalsSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Alkali Metals

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Sections
Hydrogen Atom
Alkali Metals
Alkaline Earth Metals
Alkaline Earth Metals Reactions
Periodic Trends and Diagonal Relationships
Boron Family
Carbon Family
Nitrogen Family
Oxygen Family
Halogens

The Alkali Metals named for the basic solutions that they create represent the Group 1A Elements

Reactivity of Alkali Metals

A majority of the reactions experienced by the Group 1A elements are the result of having only 1 valence electron in their outer shell.  

Concept #1: Reactions of the Alkali Metals