# Name two elements you would expect to show chemical reactions similar to magnesium.

Question.
Name two elements you would expect to show chemical reactions similar to magnesium. What is the basis for your choice?

solution:
Calcium (Ca) and Strontium (Sr) are expected to show chemical reactions similar to nagnesium $(\mathrm{Mg})$. This is because the number of valence electrons $(2)$ is same in all these hree elements. And since chemical properties are due to valence electrons, they show same hemical reactions.