How do you identify the reactants and products in the following reaction: potassium + water #-># potassium hydroxide + hydrogen?

1 Answer
Sep 25, 2016

The reactants are potassium and water. The products are potassium plus hydrogen.


In a chemical equation, the reactants are on the left side of the arrow, and the products are on the right side of the equation. This is because the reactants react to produce the products.