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

NCERT Class 10th Science Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations


2AgNO3 (aq) + Cu (s) → Cu(NO3)2 (aq) + 2Ag (s)
Silver Nitrate + Copper → Copper Nitrate + Silver
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Cu(s) + 2agno3(aq) ---->cu(no3)2(aq) + 2ag(s)
copper   silver nitrate      copper nitrate    silver
          it is a displacement reaction
change of colour take place

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