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Thermal decomposition - ease of thermal decomposition decreases down the group.

Mg(OH)2:

indigestion tablet, isnt that soluble and is a weak alkaline.

Ca(oh(2

Agriculture to neutralise acidic soils.

TRENDS

Atomic radius increases down the group:

  • Down the group there are moe shells
  • More shielding
  • Distance outweights the increased nuclear charge
  • Outer electrons are further from the

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