Group 2 Elements

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A property of the group 2 elements that is numerically high.
boiling point
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A property of the group 2 elements that is numerically low.
density
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The colour of the compounds formed from group 2 elements.
colourless
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The trend of reactivity down group 2.
increasing
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The trend of ionisation energies down group 2.
decreasing
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The name of the reaction when a group 2 element reacts with oxygen.
redox
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The name of the product formed when a group 2 element reacts with oxygen.
ionic oxide
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The aqueous product formed when a group 2 metal reacts with water.
metal hydroxide
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The gas formed when a group 2 metal reacts with water.
hydrogen
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A reactant that reacts with group 2 oxides and hydroxides to form a salt and water.
acid
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The aqueous product formed from the reaction between group 2 oxides and water.
metal hydroxide
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The trend of the solubility of the group 2 elements in water down the group.
increasing
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The type of solutions formed when group 2 hydroxides dissolve in water.
alkaline
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The name of the reaction when group 2 carbonates are decomposed by heat to form a metal oxide and carbon dioxide gas.
thermal decomposition
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The group 2 carbonates become more difficult to _________ with heat as you move down the group.
decompose
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The __________ of the group 2 hydroxides is used to combat acidity.
alkalinity
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The group 2 hydroxide used by farmers and gardeners as 'lime' to neutralice acid soils.
calcium hydroxide
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The group 2 hydroxide used in 'milk of magnesia' to relieve indigestion, neutralising any excess acid in the stomach.
magnesium hydroxide.
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A property of the group 2 elements that is numerically low.

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density

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The colour of the compounds formed from group 2 elements.

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The trend of reactivity down group 2.

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The trend of ionisation energies down group 2.

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