# Write an equation for the synthesis of copper(I) oxide and an equation for the synthesis of copper(II) oxide both from their elements?

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Jul 16, 2018

Refer to the explanation.

#### Explanation:

Copper(I) oxide

$\text{4Cu(s) + O"_2("g")}$$\rightarrow$$\text{2Cu"_2"O(s)}$

Copper(II) oxide

"2Cu(s) + O"_2("g")stackrel("300"-"800"^@"C")rarr$\text{2CuO(s)}$
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copper%28II%29_oxide