Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 20 - Oxidation-Reduction Reactions - 20 Assessment: 82

Answer

Silver tarnish is mainly silver sulfide. Tarnish can be removed if the silver is placed in a dilute NaOH bath and weak current is passed through the solution.

Work Step by Step

Silver tarnish is mainly silver sulfide. Tarnish can be removed if the silver is placed in a dilute NaOH bath and weak current is passed through the solution.
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