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Asked by Rahimah · 2 years ago

Sodium and chloride would be dangerous to the body in the natural state .explain why sodium chloride is a comparatively inert molecule?

ever seen sodium dropped into water? I wouldn't want to be anywhere near that! ❌💥 sodium (Na) belongs to a special group of metals called the alkali metals which are all a 🤬pretty reactive bunch🤬 due to their atomic makeup (a single outer valence electron) . These metals react violently with water to produce a metal hydroxide and hydrogen gas. You know what else has a lot of water in..? YOU! 💧... more

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Sammie Marg

Experienced tutor and graduate from the University of Bath

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