In dilute nitric acid HNO3 copper metal dissolves
May 16 2021· 3Cu(s) + 8HNO3(aq) → 2NO(g) + 3Cu(NO3)2(aq) + 4H2O(l) If 15 g of copper metal was added to an aqueous solution containing 6.0 moles of HNO3 how many moles of NO(g) would be produced assuming a 59.8 % yield. biology . Nitric acid is a chemical that is used in the production of fertilizers. The chemical formula of nitric acid is HNO3.