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30 September, 15:32

Explain how alkali metals are different from noble gases.

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  1. 30 September, 18:13
    The answer to your question is given below


    1. Alkali metals are simply metals of the group 1 elements, because they 1 valence electron. Noble gas on the other hand are simply the group zero element, because they have zero valence electron.

    2. Alkali metals react with water to form alkalis hence they are called alkali metals. Noble gas does not take part in any reaction hence they are referred to as noble gas.

    3. Alkali metals have incomplete octet configuration while noble gas has complete octet configuration.

    4. Alkali metals are all solid at room temperature, while noble gas are all gases at room temperature
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