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    Ionic reaction of copper and nitric acid

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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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    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.