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Posted by Sophie on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 7:50am.

Mercury dissolves in concentrated nitric acid, with the evolution of a reddish-brown gas, just as in the reaction shown in figure 5.4 on page 188 for copper. The oxidation state of the mercury after reaction is +2. Write a balanced net ionic equation for the reaction?

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