Why will the following reaction not occur? Cu + H2SO4 ? CuSO4 + H2

Asked by Shikha Vanjani | 23rd Apr, 2013, 03:25: PM

Expert Answer:

In the reactivity series the hydrogen is above the copper so is more reactive than Cu. and that is why Cu canaot replace hydrogen from Hydrogen sulphate.

Answered by  | 23rd Apr, 2013, 03:33: PM

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