Problem: What is the number of valence electrons in an alkali metal?A. 1B. 2C. 6D. 7E. 8

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We are asked to give the number of valence electrons in alkali metals. 


Different columns known as groups separate the elements in the periodic table. Each of these groups has a unique name used in their classification.


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What is the number of valence electrons in an alkali metal?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 6

D. 7

E. 8

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