Thursday, 16 May 2013

5.1 explain how the methods of extraction of the metals in this section are related to their positions in the reactivity series

Anything below carbon can be displaced from its ore by carbon.
Anything above carbon can't so is extracted by electrolysis.
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6 comments:

  1. I do not understand why Hydrogen is highlighted. Can someone please explain why?

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  2. No, it's because in electrolysis, Hydrogen will be produced if the metal is more reactive than Hydrogen.

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    1. I mean yeah, they're non-metals and also the thing I said.

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  3. Also below hydrogen occur native

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