Activity Series - ActivitySeries ?Verysimply,

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Activity Series The  activity series  is a list of metals and their half-reactions arranged in order of  decreasing ease of oxidation or increasing ability to take an electron. How do you use this series? Very simply, any substance on the right-hand side of the  arrows will be strong enough to take an electron from any substance above it on the left- hand side of the arrows. For example, if a Ag +  cation gets close to an Fe atom then the Ag +  cation will take an  electron away from the Fe atom. In terms of a chemical reaction the activity series  predicts
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2Ag +  + Fe   2 Ag + Fe 2+ In contrast, when a Fe 2+  cation meets a Ag atom, the Fe 2+  cation will not be strong  enough to take electrons away from the Ag atom. That is, 2 Ag + Fe 2+   X  2Ag +  + Fe What happens when we mix Ca metal and HCl acid? Ca
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY CHM1025 taught by Professor Laurachoudry during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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