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Reactions of metals
What happens to reaction is made with metal and air?
The metal tarnishes
What happens to Potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium when they react with air/oxygen?
They burn easily with a bright flame
What happens to Aluminium, zinc, iron, lead and copper when they react with air/oxygen?
They tarnish when heated
What happens to gold and silver when they react with air/oxygen?
What is the equation for metals reacting with air?
metals + oxygen -> metal oxide
2Zn + 0
What type of water do Potassium, sodium and calcium react with?
What type of water do Aluminium, zinc and iron react with?
What type of water do Lead, copper, silver and gold react with?
It has no reaction
What is the equation for metals reacting with water?
Metal + water -> Metal hydroxide + hydrogen
2K + H
0 -> 2K0 + H
What is the equation for metals reacting with acid?
Metal + acid -> Salt + Hydrogen
Zn + H