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Exothermic Reaction (120/505)
LITHIUM REACTS VIGOROUSLY WITH WATER
Dropped Into Beaker of Water.
Lithium, an alkali metal, dropped in water forms hydrogen gas and an alkali solution of Lithium hydroxide. This is a single replacement reaction. 2Li(s) + 2H2O(l) -> 2LiOH(aq) + H2(g)
Copyright:© 1994 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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