what are alkaline earth metal

Asked by www.partha2015kundu | 16th May, 2020, 11:48: AM

Expert Answer:

In periodic table, the elements of Group 2 include beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium and radium. These elments with an exception of beryllium are commonly known as the alkaline earth metals. These are so called because their oxides and hydroxides are alkaline in nature and these metal oxides are found in the earth's crust.

Answered by Ramandeep | 16th May, 2020, 10:17: PM