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POTASSIUM REACTS EXPLOSIVELY WITH WATER<br />
(Variations Available)<br />
Elemental Potassium In Beaker of Water<br />
Potassium, an alkali metal, dropped in water forms hydrogen gas and an alkali solution of Potassium hydroxide. This is a single replacement reaction.  2K(s) + 2H2O(l) -> 2KOH(aq) + H2(g)

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POTASSIUM REACTS EXPLOSIVELY WITH WATER
(Variations Available)
Elemental Potassium In Beaker of Water
Potassium, an alkali metal, dropped in water forms hydrogen gas and an alkali solution of Potassium hydroxide. This is a single replacement reaction. 2K(s) + 2H2O(l) -> 2KOH(aq) + H2(g)

Copyright:© 1995 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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