Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
14. In the refining of silver, the recovery of silver from silver nitrate solution involved displacement by copper metal. Write down the reaction involved.

Question:

In the refining of silver, the recovery of silver from silver nitrate solution involved displacement by copper metal. Write down the reaction involved.

Answer:

When copper is added to a solution of silver nitrate, it displaces silver because copper is more reactive than silver.

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