Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

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

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    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
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    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

    Offline

    4
    ReputationRep:
    Please
    Send
    Camels,
    Monkeys
    And
    CARBON
    Zebras
    In
    Large
    HYDROGEN
    Containers
    W/ More
    Solid
    Ghosts
    Painted

    Please Send Camels, Monkeys And Zebras In Large Containers with More Solid Ghosts Painted.

    The positions of Hydrogen and Carbon are just to be memorised.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    PoSoCaMaAlZILHyCoMeSiG n P cumz last.
    dno abt the other ways js kept repeatin that..worked fer me
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    POPULAR
    SCIENTISTS
    CAN
    MAKE
    A
    ZOO
    IN
    LOW
    HUMID
    CONDITIONS
    MERCURY
    SILVER
    GOLD
    PLATINUM

    but i prefer the 'private second class mac azitl he can make some gun powder
    reaallyy..muccch better... thankxx.))
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    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
    Offline

    2
    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.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    In my chemistry exams, we have a formula sheet, so you don't need to learn them.
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    Dam i remember them by names
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    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.
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Please
    Send
    Little
    Charlie
    McLean
    A
    Zebra
    If
    The
    Lean
    Horse
    Can't
    Munch
    Sweet
    Green
    Peas


    bizarre, i know.
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Has a teacher ever helped you cheat?
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Write a reply...
    Reply
    Hide
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.