Alkali Metals
And Reactivity

The reactivity of the alkali metals can be understood by condsidering their electronic configurations. First, let's examine the reactivity of lithium, sodium and potassium with water

  1. lithium and water movie
  2. sodium with water movie
  3. potassium with water movie

The explanation is given in the slide sequence below

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slide 1
slide 2
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slide 6

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C101 Class Notes
Prof. N. De Leon