Problem: Based on the activity series, which one of the reactions below will occur? A) Pb(s) + Nil2(aq) → Pbl2 (aq) + Ni(s) B) SnBr2(aq) + Cu(s) → CuBQ(aq) + Sn(s) C) Fe(s) + ZnCl2(aq)→ FeCl2(aq) + Zn(s) D) Mn(s) + NiCl2(aq) → MnCl2(aq) + Ni(s) E) None of the reactions will occur

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Recall that the activity series gives us the relative reactivities of metals to oxidationmetals higher in the activity series are more reactive to oxidation and vice-versa.


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Based on the activity series, which one of the reactions below will occur? 

A) Pb(s) + Nil2(aq) → Pbl2 (aq) + Ni(s) 

B) SnBr2(aq) + Cu(s) → CuBQ(aq) + Sn(s) 

C) Fe(s) + ZnCl2(aq)→ FeCl2(aq) + Zn(s) 

D) Mn(s) + NiCl2(aq) → MnCl2(aq) + Ni(s) 

E) None of the reactions will occur