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Element X forms a chloride with formula, XCl2, which is a solid with a high melting point. X would most likely to be in the same group of the periodic table as [NCERT] (a) Na (b) Mg (c) Al (d) Si

Element X forms a chloride with formula, XCl2, which is a solid with a high melting point. X would most likely to be in the same group of the periodic table as [NCERT]
(a) Na
(b) Mg
(c) Al
(d) Si

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
(b) The formula of chloride is XCl2, that means the valency of the element X is 2. The element having valency 2 will be present in group 2. Out of the given choices magnesium (Mg) belongs to group 2.

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