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    Describe the chemical reaction that occurs when copper is reacted with nitric acid. Is the outcome temperature and or concentration dependent?

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    Please see the attached file.
    The solution is taken from the site:
    http://www.angelo.edu/faculty/kboudrea/demos/copper_HNO3/Cu_HNO3.htm
    and it has a nice video too!
    Another site:
    http://www.chemmybear.com/demo.htm

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    Copper is a reddish-brown metal, widely used in plumbing and electrical wiring; it is perhaps most familiar to people in the ...

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    The solution discusses the chemical events that occur when copper interacts with concentrated and diluted nitric acid.

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