The compound copper(II) bromide is a strong electrolyte. What is the reaction when solid copper(II) bromide is put into water?

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Mar 14, 2016

Answer:

#CuBr_2(s) rarr Cu^(2+)(aq) + 2Br^(-)(aq)#

Explanation:

Upon dissolution of anhydrous cupric bromide, the beautiful blue colour of #Cu^(2+)(aq)#, i.e. #[Cu(OH_2)_6]^(2+)#, would develop.