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a light sensitive compound 'x' of silver is used in black and white photography on exposure to sunlight its colour changes to grey. (a) identify 'x'. (b) write a chemical equation to express the above change

Asked by 12th August 2012, 10:30 AM
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a. X is silver bromide.

b. 2AgBr(s) ---(sunlight)----> 2Ag(s) + Br2(g)

c. Its photolytic decomposition reaction.

Answered by Expert 13th August 2012, 9:14 AM
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