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What is the Action of Water on Sodium ? Write Equation of the Chemical Reaction Involved. - Science

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What is the action of water on sodium ? Write equation of the chemical reaction involved.

Solution

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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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry Class 10 (2018 (Latest))
Chapter 3: Metals and Non-metals
Q: 54.1 | Page no. 134
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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.
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