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What is the reactivity series?
The reactivity series lists metals in order of how vigorous their reactions are
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Name the reactivity series of metals
Potassium, Sodium, Lithium, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, Lead, Copper, Silver, Gold
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What does the position of a metal in the reactivity series link to?
Its position in the periodic table
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What does magnesium and hydrocholic acid produce in a chemical reaction?
Hydrogen and magnesium chloride
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What does magnesium and nitric acid produce in a chemical reaction?
Hydrogen and magnesium nitrate
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What does magnesium and sulfuric acid produce in a chemical reaction?
Hydrogen and magnesium sulfate
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What do all acids produce in chemical reactions?
Hydrogen and a salt
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What are some examples of transition metals?
Gold, copper, iron
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What are some examples of alkali metals?
Lithium, Sodium, Potassium
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How do transition metals react?
Many transition metals react very slowly or not at all- with water, air and acids
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How do alkali metals react?
They provide much more exciting reactions than transition metals
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What are transition metals used for?
Water pipes, jewellery and electric cables
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What are some properties of transition metals?
They are shiny and conduct electricity well
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What are some properties of alkali metals?
They are shiny when freshly cut and conduct electricity well
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What is a displacement reaction?
Where are more reactive element displaces (removes) a less reactive element from a compound
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