Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 8 - Periodic Relationships Among the Elements - Questions & Problems: 8.74

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When we move down the group metallic character increases for alkaline earth metals. As metals have tendency to form basic oxides hence moving down the group, the basicity of oxides increases.
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