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anonymous - 11/12/2010 9:03:01 PM

what is the normal phase of potassium.?

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Baabyloovesyoou(; - 10/20/2010 12:16:05 AM

  E-mail address amy - 5/13/2008 3:43:17 AM
  My daughter has an assignment for school on potassium and I was on the wiki site but i can't find the normal phase of potassium can anyone help?

Its normal phase is solid, at room temp. It has a melting and a boiling point.

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anonymous - 5/12/2010 2:33:29 PM

wht is the family name of potassium

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E-mail address brett - 4/26/2010 7:34:48 PM

what is potassiums normal phase

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allie - 3/31/2010 3:14:34 AM

  E-mail address Kashlin - 9/18/2009 11:53:49 AM
  what is the normal phase of potassium?

solid? at room temp

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E-mail address Susan - 3/1/2010 10:54:29 PM

  E-mail address Demery Little - 9/30/2009 4:00:10 PM
  The element family is metal

It is Alkali Metals... not just metals

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E-mail address so,thinmg - 2/22/2010 10:47:20 PM

what is the faly name for potassium?

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E-mail address khadijah ballard - 10/6/2009 11:41:08 PM

metal, need anything else?

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E-mail address Demery Little - 9/30/2009 4:00:10 PM

The element family is metal

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E-mail address Demery Little - 9/30/2009 3:59:31 PM

The Element family for potassium is metal.
It was discovered by Sir Humphrey Davy and is a solid at room temp

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E-mail address Demery Little - 9/30/2009 3:44:41 PM

I need the element family of potassium HELP ME! please please help me

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E-mail address Demery Little - 9/30/2009 3:43:22 PM

Where is Potassium found

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E-mail address Karate Chic - 9/27/2009 4:53:27 PM

  E-mail address Kashlin - 9/18/2009 11:53:49 AM
  what is the normal phase of potassium?

The number of electrons is 19

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E-mail address Kashlin - 9/18/2009 11:53:49 AM

what is the normal phase of potassium?

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E-mail address Yesi - 10/29/2008 4:49:47 PM

im making a poem about potassium and i need help!

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E-mail address iesha - 10/28/2008 10:50:46 PM

what is the normal phase of potassium?

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E-mail address luke - 9/25/2008 8:58:06 PM

i am doing a project on potassium if ya can send me some facts that would be cool.

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E-mail address amy - 5/13/2008 3:43:17 AM

My daughter has an assignment for school on potassium and I was on the wiki site but i can't find the normal phase of potassium can anyone help?

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suad - 5/10/2008 11:31:25 PM

  E-mail address Adriana - 10/16/2007 2:29:22 AM
  What is potassiums family name?

Alkali metal

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E-mail address katie - 2/21/2008 4:23:03 PM

the family is the alkali family. potassium has 19 electrons.

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E-mail address lydia - 2/9/2008 7:17:21 PM

  E-mail address CB - 1/8/2006 6:38:55 PM
  go to wikipedia.com its like an online encyclopedia and it has everything

wikipedia can be inaccurate because anyone who knows how to type can post any old thing there even if it's not true! :^)

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E-mail address jacob - 1/31/2008 3:00:12 AM

characteristics of potassium?

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E-mail address Kare - 12/16/2007 4:54:11 PM

Hey i need some good information as well. I'm doing a project for school and i'm still a little confused as to what potassium really is, and what we use it for. anyway if anyone can help me out that would be great :)
email me at k_prozak@hotmail.com
thank you

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E-mail address Kels - 11/3/2007 10:12:12 PM

what is the # of electrons for potassium? What is the normal phase of potassium? What is the element family name for potassium?

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E-mail address Adriana - 10/16/2007 2:35:17 AM

Can you put all the elements family names? Please?

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E-mail address Adriana - 10/16/2007 2:29:22 AM

What is potassiums family name?

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E-mail address karen - 11/11/2006 9:49:51 PM

what is potassium nitride's element symbol?

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E-mail address karen - 11/11/2006 9:48:22 PM

potas

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E-mail address katie - 11/10/2006 3:36:45 AM

  E-mail address jenna - 2/24/2002 5:41:28 AM
  ummmm...... i need info. on potassium for a school project can someone give me an email about helping me understand the element for my presentation? thanx (email me @) wuvablelips33@aol.com ps: thank you so much!

hey, i have that project now.....did you get your awnsar??

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E-mail address Ha Eun - 10/30/2006 11:38:31 PM

  jesse - 10/23/2006 11:29:42 PM
  i need GOOD! information on potassium beacuse i need to do a project with my child.

Name: potassium
Symbol: K
Atomic number: 19
Atomic weight: 39.0983 (1)
Group number: 1
Group name: Alkali metal
Period number: 4
Standard state: solid at 298 K
Colour: silvery white
Classification: Metallic
The metal is the seventh most abundant and makes up about 1.5 % by weight of the earth's crust. Potassium is an essential constituent for plant growth and it is found in most soils. It is also a vital element in the human diet.

Potassium is never found free in nature, but is obtained by electrolysis of the chloride or hydroxide, much in the same manner as prepared by Davy. It is one of the most reactive and electropositive of metals and, apart from lithium, it is the least dense known metal. It is soft and easily cut with a knife. It is silvery in appearance immediately after a fresh surface is exposed.

It oxidises very rapidly in air and must be stored under argon or under a suitable mineral oil. As do all the other metals of the alkali group, it decomposes in water with the evolution of hydrogen. It usually catches fire during the reaction with water. Potassium and its salts impart a lilac colour to flames.

info from www.webelements.com/webelements/elements/text/K/key.html

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