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In the Modern Periodic Table, calcium (atomic number 20) is surrounded by elements with atomic numbers 12, 19, 21 and 38. Which of these have physical and chemical properties resembling calcium.

In the Modern Periodic Table, calcium (atomic number 20) is surrounded by elements with atomic numbers 12, 19, 21 and 38. Which of these have physical and chemical properties resembling calcium.

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

Ca atomic number — 20
Electronic configuration — 2, 8, 8, 2
Elements with atomic number 12 → 2, 8, 2
and atomic number 38 → 2, 8, 18, 8, 2
will resemble calcium as they all have same valence electrons and their chemical properties are also same.

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