When a bright silver object is placed in the solution of gold chloride, it requires a golden tinge but nothing happens when it is placed in a solution of copper chloride. Explain the behavior of silver

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When a bright silver object is placed in a solution of gold chloride, it acquires a golden tinge but nothing happen when it is placed in a solution of copper chloride. Because Ag is more reactive than Au so it can replace Au. The more reactive element can displace the less reactive element from its solution. In activity series silver is placed below the copper. Hence, copper is more reactive than silver. And because silver is  less reactive so it can not displace Cu therefore no reaction occurs.

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