We’re being asked to determine the most metallic element among sodium, barium, magnesium, calcium, and cesium.
Recall that the trend for metallic character is as follows: it decreases from left to right and increases down a period in the periodic table.
The given elements are:
Of the elements below, which can be described as being the most metallic in nature?
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