Group 2

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Atomic radius
Increases as atoms have more energy levels.
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Melting points
Decrease as the metallic bonding weakens and atom size increases.
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Reactivity
Increases down the group-
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Reactions with water
Group 2 metals react with cold water in vigor down the group to form hydroxides.
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Solubility of hydroxides
Become more soluble down the group.
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Solubility of sulphates
Less soluble down the group
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Carbonates
The ease of thermal decomposition decreases down the group. They're more thermally stable down the group.
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Nitrates
Ease of thermal decomposition decreases down the group.
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Card 2

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Decrease as the metallic bonding weakens and atom size increases.

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Melting points

Card 3

Front

Increases down the group-

Back

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Card 4

Front

Group 2 metals react with cold water in vigor down the group to form hydroxides.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Become more soluble down the group.

Back

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