Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 16 - Oxidation and Reduction - Exercises - Questions: 19

Answer

Therefore, metals at the bottom of the activity series are the least likely to lose electrons.

Work Step by Step

These elements are less reactive, and therefore less likely to lose electrons. They are more difficult to oxidize than those elements higher up in the activity series.
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