The following photo shows the element potassium reacting with water to from the element hydrogen, a gas, and a solution of the compound potassium hydroxide. (a) What states of matter are involved in the reaction? (b) Is the observed change chemical or physical? (c) What are the reactants in this reaction, and what are the produces? (d) What qualitative observations can be made concerning this reaction?

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Chapter 1, Problem 41GQ
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The following photo shows the element potassium reacting with water to from the element hydrogen, a gas, and a solution of the compound potassium hydroxide.

Chapter 1, Problem 41GQ, The following photo shows the element potassium reacting with water to from the element hydrogen, a

  1. (a) What states of matter are involved in the reaction?
  2. (b) Is the observed change chemical or physical?
  3. (c) What are the reactants in this reaction, and what are the produces?
  4. (d) What qualitative observations can be made concerning this reaction?

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