Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 10 - Chemical Quantities - 10 Assessment: 118

Answer

Magnesium and barium have similar physical and chemical properties because they are both located in Group 2A in the periodic table, which means that both elements have two valence electrons in its outer energy level.

Work Step by Step

Magnesium and barium have similar physical and chemical properties because they are both located in Group 2A in the periodic table, which means that both elements have two valence electrons in its outer energy level.
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