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SODIUM REACTS VIOLENTLY WITH WATER<br />
Elemental Sodium Dropped Into Beaker 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 Dropped Into Beaker 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:© 1994 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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