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Homework Help: Redox Reaction

  1. Nov 10, 2006 #1
    A silver wire is added to nitric acid.

    I got 2Ag + 2HNO3 -> H2 + 2AgNO3. It's not right though, can anyone help me?
     
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  3. Nov 14, 2006 #2

    Borek

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    Ag is not oxidized by H+ but by NO3-. Try with NO2 between products.
     
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