Potassium

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Potassium

Potassium

Potassium is found on the first colum which is the alkali family and it is the first one on the 4th row.

It was discovered by a man named Humphry Davy, he was a chemist and inventor. He discovered potassium in 1807.

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Potassium is an important element in our everyday life, it is in many of our foods. For example potassium is in bananas, potatoes, beans, fish, yogurt and many more.

Can be used as...- fertilizer-soaps-detergents

Funtastic facts...- In fireworks- In many of our oceans because it forms salt for the salt water- Protects the blood vessels from oxidative damage - Keeps vessels from thickening

potassium can be pretty much found anywhere from our fruit to our earths crust.


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