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Reaction of Reaction of Alkali Metals Alkali Metals with Water with Water
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Observations Observations Flame floats/surface, melts, bubbles/moves/fizz Behaviour Nothing Pop Splint Blue/base Litmus Softest Softer Soft Hardness Shiny / Lustre Appear K Na Li
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Answers to Questions 1-4 Answers to Questions 1-4 3. The outer electron. Because positive and negative charges attract, but this attraction decreases with distance (like magnets). 4. K was most reactive because it’s outer electron is further away and thus easier to remove. Li is least reactive because its outer electron is closer and harder to remove. 1. K was most reactive, Li was least. 2. Li Na K 3 p + 4 n 0 2 1 11 p + 12 n 0 2 8 1 19 p + 20 n 0 2 8 8 1
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Answers to Questions 5-7 Answers to Questions 5-7 5. Rb, Cs, or Fr is more reactive There is not one that is less reactive 6. Litmus tested for hydroxide A flaming splint tested for hydrogen gas 7. The K beaker did not react because the hydrogen was already used up
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Misconceptions Misconceptions
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course CHEM 110 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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