Problem: Sodium is preferred over potassium in industrial applications because a. sodium salts are easily decomposed. b. potassium has a higher melting temperature.c. sodium is produced more economically. d. potassium oxidizes more slowly in air.

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Sodium is preferred over potassium in industrial applications because 

a. sodium salts are easily decomposed. 

b. potassium has a higher melting temperature.

c. sodium is produced more economically. 

d. potassium oxidizes more slowly in air.

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