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Problem: Cesium tends to be the most reactive of the stable alkali metals (francium, Fr, is radioactive and has not been extensively studied).What atomic property of Cs is most responsible for its high reactivity?

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Cesium tends to be the most reactive of the stable alkali metals (francium, Fr, is radioactive and has not been extensively studied).

What atomic property of Cs is most responsible for its high reactivity?

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