Is barium a metal or non metal

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The atomic number of barium is 56. It lies in the 6th period and 2nd group of periodic table. Barium has 2 electrons in its outermost shell which tends to lose electrons to gain stability in order to complete its octet. Also, this lies in group of alkaline earth metal which is also a very good reducing agent. Hence, Barium falls under the category of metals.
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It is metal
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Thanx
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Barium is metal
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Metal
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Periodic table will help u to identify metals , non metals and metalloids.( barium is comes under Metal.)
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barium is a metal
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Metal
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metal bro
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yes of course,barium is a metal
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Metal
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Metal BaCl2
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Metal
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Metal
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Barium is a metal as it is present in group 2 which is the group of alkaline earth metals.
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It is a metal
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Metal
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Metal
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Metal
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Metal.because it has tendency to lose electron 1,2or3 fro its outer orbit and metallic property is drcreasing across the period.
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Metal bro
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Metal
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The atomic number of barium is 56.Hence, its' electronic confiyration is 2,8,18,18,8,2 as it lies in the 6th period and 2nd group. As can be seen from the configuration, Barium, having 2 electrons in its outermost shell, tends to lose electrons to gain stability or to complete its octet. Therefore alongwith being an alkaline earth metal, it is also a very good reducing agent. Hence, it is an alkaline earth metal or simply it falls under the category of metals
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