Potassium

By: Habiba Khalil

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Potassium in the periodic table

  • Potassium is in group 1 in the periodic table.
  • Group1 is caled Alkaki metals.
  • Potassium is in period 4 in the periodic table.
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Potassium uses


  • Potassium chloride is used as a healthier alternative to table salt.
  • Potussium nitrate is the main explosive ingredient in gunpowder.
  • Potassium is vital for plant growth to make protein.
  • Toughened glass can be made by immersing glass in molten potassium nitrate.
  • Potassium important industrial chemical used to manufacture soft soap and an electrolyte in alkaline batteries.