Q.14: In the refining of silver, the recovery of silver from silver nitrate solution involved displacement by copper metal. Write down the reaction involved. | Unit1 Chemistry NCERT solution-Grade-10

Q.14: 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 mixed in silver nitrate solution, it displaces the silver because copper is more reactive than silver.

2AgNO3 + Cu —> Cu(NO3)2 + 2Ag