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Which of 6 metals should be most reactive to oxygen?

  1. Oct 11, 2006 #1
    Of the following 6 metals (Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe, Sn, Cu), which should be the most reactive toward oxygen? I don't understand how you determine this...what should I be looking at and/or calculating?
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  3. Oct 11, 2006 #2


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    Staff: Mentor

    Look for reactivity series.
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