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The reaction between calcium and water

When calcium reacts with water the product is calcium hydroxide and hydrogen gas. The calcium hydroxide that is produced is an alkali.

Calcium + Water Calcium hydroxide + Hydrogen
Ca + 2H20 Ca(OH)2 + H2


Calcium reacts vigorously with water but sinks as it is denser than group 1 metals

Unlike the group 1 metals mentioned earlier, calcium is denser than water so it sinks.

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