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Definition of Activity Series

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The activity series helps predict how metals will behave in chemical reactions.

The activity series helps predict how metals will behave in chemical reactions.

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Activity Series Definition: The activity series of metals is an list of metals ranked in order of decreasing reactivity to displace hydrogen gas from water and acid solutions. It can also be used to predict which metals will displace other metals in aqueous solutions.

Also Known As: Reactivity Series of Metals

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