What are the characteristic properties of each of the following groups?

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a. noble gases                                 b. alkali metals
c. alkaline earth metals                    d. halogens
asked May 11, 2012 in General Chemistry by Gummmys ~Expert~ (1,105 points)
    

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Noble gases are generally the most unreactive.

Alkali metals are fairly reactive metals

Alkaline earth metals are also reactive, but not as reactive as alkali metals

Halogens are very reactive nonmetals

answered May 12, 2012 by kirby ~Expert~ (3,020 points)
selected May 21, 2012 by Gummmys

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