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Homework Help: Thermal decomposition of group 1 and 2 nitrates

  1. Apr 2, 2015 #1
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    Why does the thermal decomposition of group 1 metals, except for lithium, yield a nitrite while that of group 2 metals yield oxides?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 3, 2015 #2
    Why don't you share the explanation which you think is plausible?
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