Consider two metals: M and N. A strip of solid N is placed into 2mL of a 0.10 M M(NO3)2 solution. The solution changes from blue to green and the solid appears tarnished after time.
a) What color is M(2+)
b) What color is N(2+)
C Which species is a better oxidizing agent, M or N?
d) Which species is a better reducing agent, M^2+ or N^2+?
e) Which metal is more active M or N?
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Consider two metals: M and N. A strip of solid N is placed into 2mL of a 0.10 M M(NO3)2 solution. The solution changes from blue to green and the solid appears ...
In this exercise, students are given a reaction of M(2+) with N metal and the solution changes color from blue to green. Students are asked to identify the color of the two ions, the better oxidizing agent, the better reducing agent, and the more active metal.