What is the action of water on sodium ? Write equation of the chemical reaction involved.
Sodium reacts with water vigorously to form sodium hydroxide and hydrogen gas with a large amount of heat.
2Na(s) + 2H2O(l) → 2NaOH(aq) + H2(g) + HEAT
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Solution What is the Action of Water on Sodium ? Write Equation of the Chemical Reaction Involved. Concept: Metals and Nonmetals - Chemical Properties of Metals - When Metals React with Water.