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Problem: Write a general equation for the reaction of an alkali metal with water.Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer. Use an M to represent alkali metal.

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Group 1A metal → M (s) → ionic form is M+ (group 1A)

water → H2O (l)

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Write a general equation for the reaction of an alkali metal with water.

Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer. Use an M to represent alkali metal.

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