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    • Metals & Water
      • Metals have a high melting point due to their strong metallic bonding
      • Cu2+ ions react with sodium hydroxide to make blue solid in a precipitation reaction
      • Superconductors conduct electricity with little or no resistance
      • The thermal decomposition of transition metal carbonates results in the metal oxide & carbon oxide being made
      • Drinking water is purified by filtration, sedimentation  and chlorination
      • Copper compounds are often blue, iron(||) compounds are light green & iron(|||) compounds are often orange/brown
      • Sulfates in water can be tested using barium chloride, halides can be tested using silver nitrate
    • Atomic structure & atomic bonding
      • Ionic bonding happens because of the transfer of electrons from metals to non metals
      • The nucleus is made up protons & neutrons, it is surrounded by electrons
      • Isotopes are elements that have the same atomic number but different mass numbers
      • Electron=negetive charge, Protons= positive charge & neutrons= no charge
      • Sodium Chloride & Magnesium oxide form giant ionic lattices as their ions attract each other
      • Metals form positive ions as they loose electrons
      • 'Dot & Cross' models can be used to represent the ionic bonding  in compounds
      • Non metals form negative ions as they gain electrons
    • Groups
      • To identify the presence of lithium, sodium & potassium, flame tests can be used.
      • Group 1 metals have similar properties as they all need to loose one electron from their outer shell.
      • Chlorine= green gas. Bromine= brown liquid & Iodine= is a grey solid
      • Rubidium & Caesium are Group 1 metals which react violently  with water to give off hydrogen and make an alkaline solution
      • If a group 1 metal reacts with a group 7 non metal the word equation for the formation of a metal halide can be  constructed
      • The group number is the same as the number of electrons in the outside shell.
    • The Periodic Table & Covalent Bonding
      • Non metals combine by sharing electrons
      • The period to which an element belongs to is the same as the number of  occupied electron shells
      • Carbon Dioxide & water have low melting points as the intermolecular forces between them are weak
      • Carbon Dioxide & water are simple molecules with weak intermolecular forces between the molecules


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