Problem: Using the activity series (refer to the following table), write balanced chemical equations for the following reactions. If no reaction occurs, simply write no reaction.Activity Series of Metals in Aqueous SolutionMetalOxidation ReactionLithiumLi( s )  →  Li+ ( aq ) + e-PotassiumK( s )  →  K +  ( aq ) + e-BariumBa( s )  →  Ba2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-CalciumCa( s )  →  Ca2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-SodiumNa( s )  →  Na +  ( aq ) + e-MagnesiumMg( s )  →  Mg2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-AluminumAl( s )  →  Al3 +  ( aq ) + 3e-ManganeseMn( s )  →  Mn2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-ZincZn( s )  →  Zn2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-ChromiumCr( s )  →  Cr3 +  ( aq ) + 3e-IronFe( s )  →  Fe2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-CobaltCo( s )  →  Co2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-NickelNi( s )  →  Ni2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-TinSn( s )  →  Sn2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-LeadPb( s )  →  Pb2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-HydrogenH2 ( g )  →  2H +  ( aq ) + 2e-CopperCu( s )  →  Cu2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-SilverAg( s )  →  Ag +  ( aq ) + e-MercuryHg( l )  →  Hg2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-PlatinumPt( s )  →  Pt2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-GoldAu( s )  →  Au3 +  ( aq ) + 3e-Nickel metal is added to a solution of copper(II) nitrate.

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Ni (s) + Cu(NO3)2

nickel is more reactive than copper


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Using the activity series (refer to the following table), write balanced chemical equations for the following reactions. If no reaction occurs, simply write no reaction.

Activity Series of Metals in Aqueous Solution

MetalOxidation Reaction
LithiumLi( s )  →  Li+ ( aq ) + e-
PotassiumK( s )  →  K +  ( aq ) + e-
BariumBa( s )  →  Ba2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
CalciumCa( s )  →  Ca2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
SodiumNa( s )  →  Na +  ( aq ) + e-
MagnesiumMg( s )  →  Mg2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
AluminumAl( s )  →  Al3 +  ( aq ) + 3e-
ManganeseMn( s )  →  Mn2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
ZincZn( s )  →  Zn2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
ChromiumCr( s )  →  Cr3 +  ( aq ) + 3e-
IronFe( s )  →  Fe2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
CobaltCo( s )  →  Co2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
NickelNi( s )  →  Ni2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
TinSn( s )  →  Sn2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
LeadPb( s )  →  Pb2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
HydrogenH2 ( g )  →  2H +  ( aq ) + 2e-
CopperCu( s )  →  Cu2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
SilverAg( s )  →  Ag +  ( aq ) + e-
MercuryHg( l )  →  Hg2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
PlatinumPt( s )  →  Pt2 +  ( aq ) + 2e-
GoldAu( s )  →  Au3 +  ( aq ) + 3e-

Nickel metal is added to a solution of copper(II) nitrate.

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