Q. 413.6( 11 Votes )

What happens when silver chloride is exposed to sunlight? Write a chemical equation for this reaction. Also give one use of such a reaction.

Answer :

When silver chloride is exposed to light it will decompose to form Silver Metal and chlorine gas.

2AgCl(s) 2Ag(s) + Cl2

In presence of light.

This reaction is used in black nad white photography.

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