Copper forms two chlorides CuCl and CuCl2 (1) Identify the copper ions in these compounds? (2) What is the valency of copper in each of these compounds? (3) By writing the sub-shell electronic configuration of copper, find out a sub-shells from which the electrons are lost to form these ions. (4) Write the period and group to which copper belongs. (Hint: Atomic number of copper =29)

Answer: Given Copper forms two chlorides CuCl and Atomic number of copper (Cu) = 29.CuCl2 (1) The copper ions in the CuCl and CuCl2 compounds... View Article