what is alakaline solutions

Asked by sloney230 | 19th Jul, 2020, 08:33: AM

Expert Answer:

Elements of group 1 are called alkali metals, and elements of group 2 are called alkaline earth metals.
 
Group 1 elements are called alkali metals because they form hydroxides on reaction with water and are strongly alkaline in nature.
 
Group 2 elements are called alkaline earth metals because their oxides and hydroxides are alkaline in nature, and these metal oxides are found in the earth’s crust.

Answered by Ramandeep | 19th Jul, 2020, 09:08: PM