Electropositive Metals

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Brevin Hensley 1C
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Electropositive Metals

Postby Brevin Hensley 1C » Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:46 pm

I Understand the difference between electropositive and electronegative elements, yet can someone explain how this concept applies to metals and salts? Thank you.

Elias Omar 1G
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Re: Electropositive Metals

Postby Elias Omar 1G » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:44 am

All metals are electropositive. All non-metals are electronegative. Salts are ionic compounds that form when electropositive metals and electronegative non-metals bond in a neutralization reaction. In water salts are pulled apart into their negative and positive ions, allowing electctrons to flow making them conductors.

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