metals reacting violently with cold water??

Asked by  | 24th Mar, 2009, 06:40: PM

Expert Answer:

Name of two metals: Sodium, potassium

Observations:

1. Exothermic reaction

2. The reaction is violent

3. Evolved gas catched fire.

The gas evolved is hydrogen. It burns with a pop sound. Moreover, since the raection is very violent, hydrogen gas immediately catched fire.

Answered by  | 24th Mar, 2009, 08:28: PM

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