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SnCl2 gives a ppt. with a solution of HgCl2.In this process HgCl2 is a-reduced b-oxidised c-converted into a complex compound containing both Sn and Hg d-converted into a chloro complex of Hg choose and explain

SnCl2 gives a ppt. with a solution of HgCl2.In this process HgCl2 is


a-reduced


b-oxidised


c-converted into a complex compound containing both Sn and Hg


d-converted into a chloro complex of Hg


choose and explain

Grade:12

1 Answers

Sakshi
askIITians Faculty 652 Points
7 years ago
The reaction taking place is
2 HgCl2 + SnCl2 = 2 HgCl + SnCl4
On further reaction, HgCl gets converted to Hg ., thus in this reaction Hg of HgCl2 is getting reduced and a white ppt (HgCl) turning to grey-black (Hg) is obtained.

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