General Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by University Science Books
ISBN 10: 1891389602
ISBN 13: 978-1-89138-960-3

Chapter 10 Chemical Reactivity - Problems: 73

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Silver tarnishes quickly if exposed to an oxidizing agent. If a strong oxidizing agent, such as bleach is applied to metal and it tarnishes quickly and turns black, it is silver, otherwise its nickel.

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