Problem: What type of reaction occurs when potassium metal reacts with fluorine gas?A) precipitationB) acid-base neutralizationC) oxidation-reductionD) gas evolutionE) no reaction

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We are asked what type of reaction occurs when potassium metal reacts with fluorine gas.


potassium metal → K(s)

fluorine gas → F2(g)


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What type of reaction occurs when potassium metal reacts with fluorine gas?
A) precipitation
B) acid-base neutralization
C) oxidation-reduction
D) gas evolution
E) no reaction

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