10.25 What happens when (i) sodium metal is dropped in water ? (ii) sodium metal is heated in free supply of air ? (iii) sodium peroxide dissolves in water ?
(i) When sodium metal dropped into water it reacts rapidly and forms sodium hydroxide and hydrogen gas.
the chemical reaction is -
(ii) sodium metal heated in the free supply of water-
Sodium reacts vigorously with oxygen and forming sodium peroxides.
(iii) when sodium peroxide dissolved in water it hydrolysed and produce sodium hydroxide and hydrogen peroxide.
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