Given the equation: Cu + AgNO3 --> Ag + CuNO3, what mass of silver in grams is precipitated when 40.0 g of copper reacts with an excess of silver nitrate in solution?

1 Answer
Dec 4, 2015


#68.0g# of silver.


The reaction is:


Since the silver nitrate is in excess, then copper is the limiting reactant , and therefore, its mass will be used to calculate the mass of silver that will form: