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Trends within the Periodic Table

Group 1, the alkali metals The elements: ■ are metals with low density (the first three elements in the group are less dense than water) ■ react with non-metals to form ionic compounds in which the metal ion carries a charge of +1.The compounds are white solids that dissolve in water to form colourless solutions ■ react with water, releasing hydrogen ■ form hydroxides

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