what is the defenition for displacement reaction

Asked by  | 18th Mar, 2008, 11:08: AM

Expert Answer:

displacement reaction is a chemical reaction in which an element or radical replaces another element or radical in a compound.

more electropositive metal displaces less electropositive metal

Zn+ CuSO4    ⇒  ZnSO4+ Cu

more electronegative nonmetal displaces less electronagative nonmetal

Cl2+2KBr→      2KCl  +Br2

Answered by  | 21st Dec, 2017, 12:26: PM

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