complete oxidation-reduction reaction
for the removal of silver tarnish in this
Hint: combine the oxidation and reduction half reactions above
(the one giving up the electrons) in the reaction above?
(the one accepting the electrons) in the reaction above?
Describe the appearance of your silver item after tarnish removal as compared to its appearance
before tarnish removal.
Examine the aluminum foil. Describe any change in its appearance compared to an unused
aluminum foil. Give a chemical reason, if any for the observed change in appearance.
There are silver cleaning kits that work “magic” by using a platter.
The silver to be cleaned has
to make contact with this platter.
What do you suppose the platter is made from?