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Groups 1 & 2, the Alkali Metals and the Alkaline Earth metals
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Group 1 & 2 – The alkali metals and the alkaline earth metals Li Na K Rb Cs Fr
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Groups 1 and 2 Groups 1 and 2 are always found in nature combined with other elements. They’re called active metals because of their readiness to form new substances with other elements. They are all metals except hydrogen, the first element in Group 1. Representative Elements Although hydrogen is placed in Group 1, it shares properties with the elements in Group 1 and Group 17.
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low densities and low melting points. All the alkali metals are silvery solids with Alkali Metals The Group 1 elements have a specific family name—alkali metals. These elements increase in their reactivity, or tendency to combine with other substances, as you move from top to bottom. Representative Elements
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Representative Elements and has a higher melting point than the alkali metal in the same period. Each
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course CHEM 201 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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