Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solutions - Questions & Problems - Page 161: 4.52


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We know that any metal above hydrogen in the activity series will displace it from water or from an acid. We also know that only Li and Ca are above hydrogen in the activity series; hence, only these two metals can react with water.
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