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Anyone has a good mnemonic to memories the reactivity series??

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    Hi!

    i just wondering if any of u guys has a good way to memories the reactivity series in the periodic table for Chemistry? a mnemonic would be nice

    Pls also noted to include carbon and hydrogen in the series..... -- thnx
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    Private (potassium)
    Second (Sodium)
    Class (Calcium)
    M (Magnesium)
    a (aluminum)
    c (Carbon)
    Z (Zinc)
    i (iron)
    t (Tin)
    l (Lead)
    He (Hydrogen)
    Can (Copper)
    Make (Mercury)
    Some (Silver)
    Gun (Gold)
    Powder (Platinum)

    Private Second-class MacZitl he can make some gun powder

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    The positions of Hydrogen and Carbon are just to be memorised.
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    PoSoCaMaAlZILHyCoMeSiG n P cumz last.
    dno abt the other ways js kept repeatin that..worked fer me
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    Thnx for reply.

    my friend has given me this mnemonic which is quite nice...

    Peter
    Says
    Cat,
    Mice
    And
    Zebra
    In
    Large
    Hot (hydrogen)
    Cage
    Suffer
    Greatly

    For carbon, you just had to remember it by heart
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    I'm pretty sure you get given the reactivity series, along with a periodic table and common ions. You're not expected to know it off by heart anyway, just remember that valuable metals (gold, silver, platinum) is low, copper, helium, hydrogen are low. Then remember some of the higher ones like Potassium, Sodium, Magnesium.
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    In my chemistry exams, we have a formula sheet, so you don't need to learn them.
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    Dam i remember them by names
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    Please Sir Lancelot, can my alligator zoom in to learn computer science, geography PE?

    Potassium, sodium, lithium, calcium, magnesium, aluminium, zinc, iron, titanium, lead, copper, silver, gold, platinum.
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    bizarre, i know.
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