Name three other metals which are extracted in a manner similar to sodium.
Potassium, calcium and aluminium are highly reactive metals like sodium and are also placed on the top of the reactivity series. These metals are not reduced by other reducing agents such as coke, carbon monoxide etc. Like sodium, these metals are also extracted by electrolytic reduction of their molten chlorides or oxides.
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