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why lithium behaves different from rest of alkali metals????

why lithium behaves different from rest of alkali metals????

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Anil Pannikar AskiitiansExpert-IITB
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11 years ago

Dear Ravi,

 

 Due to small size, the lithium atom has high ionization energy, high electropositive character and high polarizing power which makes it behave differently from rest alkali metal.

 

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