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Redox Reaction

  • Thread starter Aditya2006
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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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Borek
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Ag is not oxidized by H+ but by NO3-. Try with NO2 between products.
 

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