To which group do the alkaline earth metals belong?

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Mar 19, 2018

Answer:

The second group.

Explanation:

The alkaline earth metals are located on the second group of the periodic table, and have a favoured oxidation state of #+2#. Their properties are that they are shiny, silvery in colour, and are kind of reactive. Another point is that they all can be found in nature.

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The first alkaline earth metal is beryllium, which has an atomic number of #4#.

To read more about them, visit:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alkaline_earth_metal