A metal M does not liberate hydrogen from acids but reacts with oxygen to give a black colour product. Identify M and black coloured product and also explain the reaction of M with oxygen.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Copper is a metal that does not react with acids. With oxygen, it forms Copper Oxide. Metal M is Copper and the black coloured product is copper oxide.

$2Cu + O_2 → 2CuO$

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