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what are metallic bonds?
It is the force of attraction between these free electrons and metalions
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why are metals good conductors of electricity and heat?
Because the delocalised electrons can move throughout the metal
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what is delocalized electrons ?
Electrons that are not associated with a particular atom
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what is an ore?
a rock containing enough quantities of a mineral that it would be profitable to extract it
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what is a compound?
a substance formed by the chemical union of two or more elements
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what is the most reactive metal?
potassium
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what is electrolysis?
the separation of a compound using an electric current
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what is abundant ?
there is not a lot of something
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what does purified mean ?
a substance that has been separated from other subtances
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what does solvent mean ?
the liquid in which the solute dissolves to form asolution
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what is neutralisation ?
the reaction between an acid and a base to form a salt plus water
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