# How Will You Convert the Following: Ag(Cn)2− to Ag - Chemistry

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How will you convert the following:
[Ag(CN)2] to Ag

#### Solution

[Ag(CN)2] to Ag

The metal is recovered from the complex by reduction or displacement method using a more electropositive zinc metal.

$\ce{2[Ag(CN)2]- +Zn -> 2Ag + [Zn(CN)4]^2-}$

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