Task of Inorganic Chemistry II (Part 2): Alkali Earth Metals

Dear, The students of PGBI 2010

These are some question to be answered. They are:

  1. If one piece of metal, such as Ca or Mg, reacts with atmospheric oxygen, would you expect the product to have a greater or lesser mass than the reacting metal?  Why?
  2. How should you dispose of the products of the reaction of calcium and water?
  3. What are some of the hazards of working with metals that are as active as the alkaline earth metals?  What precautions should you follow?

Okay… Just answer all of the questions above in column of comments below. Don’t forget to put your name before answering that. Please, put the source of your answer. Okay!!!

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