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Metals and the reactivity series

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What does to be oxidised mean?
When a substance reacts with oxygen to form a oxide.
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What does reactive mean?
A substance has reacts with many other substances, or reacts very easily.
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What are most metals like?
Most metals are strong, shiny and have high melting points.
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What is tarnish?
When metals react with oxygen in the air to form a coating on the surface of the metal.
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What is a alkali?
Is the opposite of acid, and will turn universal indicator purple
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What is hydrogen?
Flammable gas made when sodium is added to water.
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Magnesium+oxygen.....makes??
It makes magnesium oxide.
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Copper+oxygen.....makes??
It makes copper oxide.
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Which gas in the air reacts with metals?
Oxygen.
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