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SODIUM REACTS VIOLENTLY WITH WATER<br />
Elemental Sodium Placed in Dish of Water<br />
Sodium, an alkali metal, dropped in water forms hydrogen gas and an alkali solution of sodium hydroxide. This is a single replacement reaction.  2Na(s) + 2H2O(l) -> 2NaOH(aq) + H2(g)

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SODIUM REACTS VIOLENTLY WITH WATER
Elemental Sodium Placed in Dish of Water
Sodium, an alkali metal, dropped in water forms hydrogen gas and an alkali solution of sodium hydroxide. This is a single replacement reaction. 2Na(s) + 2H2O(l) -> 2NaOH(aq) + H2(g)

Copyright:© 1996 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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