an experiment ?

Asked by  | 2nd Jun, 2009, 10:56: AM

Expert Answer:

Take a solution of copper sulphate in a beaker. Add some iron nails to it. Keep for sometime. You will notice that the blue colour of copper sulphate solution fades away. A brown deposit is formed on the iron nails.

Here since iron is more reactive that copper,it displaces copper from its salt solution of copper sulphate and forms iron sulphate . Copper metal deposits on the iron nail.

Fe(s) + CuSO4(aq) FeSO4(aq) + Cu(s)


Answered by  | 2nd Jun, 2009, 02:37: PM

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