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Activity Series of Metals and Nonmetals 2

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					Activity Series of Metals
The rule: From this Activity Series, any element in its free state will replace any element
           beneath it that is in a compound.
                                            lithium          Li
                                            potassium        K
                                            barium           Ba
                                                                       React with water
                                            strontium        Sr
                                                                       to replace and
                                            calcium          Ca        release H2 gas
                                            sodium           Na
                                            magnesium        Mg
                                            aluminum         Al
          React with acids to               manganese        Mn
          replace and release
          H2 gas                            zinc             Zn
                                            chromium         Cr
                                            iron             Fe
                                            cadmium          Cd
                                            cobalt           Co
                                            nickel           Ni
                                            tin              Sn
                                            lead             Pb
                                            hydrogen         H
                                            copper           Cu
                                            arsenic          As
                                            bismuth          Bi
                                            antimony         Sb
                                            mercury          Hg
                                            silver           Ag
                                            platinum         Pt
                                            gold             Au

Activity Series of Nonmetals: is the same             fluorine    F
as the sequence of elements in Group 7A               chlorine    Cl
with the higher element in the free state             bromine     Br
replacing the lower element in a                      iodine      I
compound.                                             astatine    At

				
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