Potassium, whose outer electron is easily lost, is a highly

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Potassium, whose outer electron is easily lost, is a highly reactive metal.

(A) Potassium, whose outer electron is easily lost, is a highly reactive metal
(B) Potassium is a highly reactive metal, it has an outer electron that is easily lost
(C) A highly reactive metal, potassium, with an outer electron that is easily lost
(D) The outer election of potassium, a highly reactive metal, is easily lost.
(E) A highly reactive metal that easily loses its outer electron is named "potassium."


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