Why Is Lithium The Least Reactive Alkali Metal?


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William Ross answered
The distance from the valence (outermost) shell electron to the nucleus.
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Anonymous answered
• Lithium is reactive because the element is desperate to get rid of that single, untidy electron in the outer shell. The bigger the atom is the more it wants to get rid of the electron.
My dad said it was wrong but he didn't research it online.

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