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Alkaline earth's metals are denser than alkali metals because metallic bonding in alkaline earth's metal is:

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stronger
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weaker
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volatile
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none of the above
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Solution

The correct option is A stronger
Alkaline earth metals (ns2) are denser than alkali metals (ns1) because metallic bonding in alkaline earth metals is stronger than alkali metals due to presence of two electrons in valence shell as compared to one electron in alkali metals.

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