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Potassium Man! By: Dylan Franchino

Eating bananas are good right? The answer is yes! but if you eat one to many just like James did or should I say Potassium Man did then you will turn into Potassium man having powers of building instant muscle, Low blood pressure no matter how much junk food you eat, and no have no worries about getting a stroke!

If you look back at the Periodic Table of Elements you will see that Potassium is an alkali metal with an atomic number of 19, while the average atomic mass is roughly 39.093. This unique element has only one valence electron in its outer shell and has a soft silvery-white color to it, the element symbol is K.

what is potassium made up of: 19 protons and Electrons with 20 neutrons.

characteristics of Potassium: silvery-white color, its a solid, has a melting point of 64.3 degrees Celsius

importance of Potassium:It is also an electrolyte, a substance that conducts electricity in the body, along with sodium, chloride, calcium, and magnesium. Potassium is crucial to heart function and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it important for normal digestive and muscular function.

Fun fact: The element got its name Potassium from the world potash, which is plants ashes.

with obtaining Potassium Mans superpowers comes strength and weaknesses. some strengths include building muscle, reducing the risk of a stroke and lower blood pressure.

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