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 2 years ago
a soln of sodium metal in liquid ammonia is strongly reducing due to the presence of 
a  sodium atoms
b sodium hydride
c sodium amide
d solvated electrons
which is the right option??
 2 years ago
a soln of sodium metal in liquid ammonia is strongly reducing due to the presence of  a  sodium atoms b sodium hydride c sodium amide d solvated electrons which is the right option??

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Aadarsh
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But how? can u explain me?

priyadabas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The electrostatic forces of attraction are very less in Na as it's an alkali metal n radius is large so the last electron is not in the hold of nucleus means it can loose the electron easily, which makes it highly reactive.;

shrutihiray
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@priyadabas but did u think over the presence of ammonia...sodium amide too can b the ans

priyadabas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sodium is the most reactive metal. Yes it myt help.

VincentLyon.Fr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2solvated electrons

yash2651995
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yup.. Na'selectrons.. find the detailed mechanism of bouvealt blanc reduction to see it in action :P

Carl_Pham
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Vincent is correct. The case of solvated electrons in ammonia is a famous study subject in physical chemistry.
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