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Give Reasons Platinum, Gold and Silver Are Used to Make Jewellery. - Science

Give reasons Platinum, gold and silver are used to make jewellery.

Give reason for the following:
Silver, gold and platinum are used to make jewellery.

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Solution 1

 Platinum, gold, and silver are used to make jewellery because they are very lustrous. Also, they are very less reactive and do not corrode easily.

Solution 2

Gold, silver and platinum are least reactive metals. They do not react with air, water, acids, alkalis and other gases in the environment. Due to this, their shine lasts for years. Due to bright lustre and resistance towards corrosion, gold, silver and platinum are used to make jewellery.

Concept: Corrosion of Metals and Its Prevention
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NCERT Class 10 Science Textbook
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 12.1 | Page 57
Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 18 | Page 191
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