what is the balanced chemical equation when preparing a copper 2 nitrate solution from metallic copper?

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  • 1 month ago

    The reaction between copper and concentrated nitric acid:

    Cu + 4HNO₃ → Cu(NO₃)₂ + 2H₂O + 2NO₂

    The reaction between copper and dilute (2M - 6M) nitric acid:

    3Cu + 8HNO₃ → 3Cu(NO₃)₂ + 4H₂O + 2NO

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