Why calcium is an example of metal?

Asked by via_ayushi | 30th Jun, 2021, 06:37: PM

Expert Answer:

Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20. Calcium is a metal because it lies in group 2 which makes it an alkaline earth metal and a powerful reducing agent that reacts with nonmetals especially powerful oxidizing agents like fluorine and chlorine.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 1st Jul, 2021, 12:18: PM