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Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds
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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

Solution: Choose the incorrect statement about the alkaline earth metals. (a) The metals are typically prepared by electrolytic reduction of their compounds. (b) Limestone is mostly calcium oxide. (c) The reducing strength of the metals increases down the group. (d) Be2+ is highly polarizing, leading to significant covalent character in beryllium's bonding. (e) The antacid “milk of magnesia” is Mg(OH)2

Solution: Choose the incorrect statement about the alkaline earth metals. (a) The metals are typically prepared by electrolytic reduction of their compounds. (b) Limestone is mostly calcium oxide. (c) The re

Problem

Choose the incorrect statement about the alkaline earth metals.

(a) The metals are typically prepared by electrolytic reduction of their compounds.

(b) Limestone is mostly calcium oxide.

(c) The reducing strength of the metals increases down the group.

(d) Be2+ is highly polarizing, leading to significant covalent character in beryllium's bonding.

(e) The antacid “milk of magnesia” is Mg(OH)2