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Why will it always be more difficult to extract potassium ions from sea water than to extract magnesium ions? This is because

Options

A)
most potassium compounds are less soluble in water
B)
most potassium compounds are quite soluble in water
C)
presence of other alkali metal ions has great influence on it
D)
magnesium ion is an alkaline earth metal ion
E)
None of the above

The correct answer is B.


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