AS Chemistry - Group 2

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Which element is an exception in group 2?
Berrylium is the exception as it forms covalent compounds, for example berrylium chloride is covalent
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metal + oxygen →
metal oxide
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metal + water →
metal hydroxide + hydrogen
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metal + acid →
salt + hydrogen
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metal + chlorine →
metal chloride
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metal carbonate →
metal oxide + carbon dioxide
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What colour are all group 2 sulphates?
White solids
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Outline the uses of Ca(OH)2
Reduce the acidity of soils in agriculture,Neutralises the acid to form a salt and water butcan make soils alkaline
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Outline the uses of Mg(OH)2
Antacid in indigestion remedies,Neutralises excess stomach acid but stomach acid is essential for digestion
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Describe the reactivity down group 2
Increases
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metal + oxygen →

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metal oxide

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metal + water →

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metal + acid →

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metal + chlorine →

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