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A piece of sodium metal moves swiftly up & down into ethanol in test tube. Explain this observation with equation. May I get the answer of this

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Na + C₂H₅OH -> C2₂H5₅ONa + H₂

When sodium is dropped in ethanol, sodium ethoxide and hydrogen gas is released. As, Na is lighter than alcohol, it moves up and down....
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