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    Why do the solid sodium and aluminium powder not react when stored in a sealed container??:confused:
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    (Original post by diana99)
    Why do the solid sodium and aluminium powder not react when stored in a sealed container??:confused:
    Why would you expect them to react? What do you think they'd form?
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    (Original post by langlitz)
    Why would you expect them to react? What do you think they'd form?
    is it because there is no water present and it must be in solution?
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    (Original post by diana99)
    is it because there is no water present and it must be in solution?
    Metals just don't generally react with each other. They are both looking to lose electrons when they form a bond, but obviously they can't both lose electrons at the same time

    That's not relevant here
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    (Original post by langlitz)
    Metals just don't generally react with each other. They are both looking to lose electrons when they form a bond, but obviously they can't both lose electrons at the same time


    That's not relevant here
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