Hi I’m copper and this is my friend sulphate!Together we are copper sulphate.
No way, Copper is way friendlier than you and you aren’t going to replace her!
I’m gold and I want sulphate to be my friend.
Hi I’m platinum and I was hoping you’d become my friend sulphate.
No way I’m copper’s friend and you can’t just replace her! She is so much friendlier than you!
I have been replaced by lithium because she is more friendlier than me.
I’m lithium and this is my friend sulphate .
Together we are Lithium Sulphate!
These two friends represent the compound CuSO4 (aq). The new girl represents gold Au being added to the solution but because copper Cu is more reactive ( represented by how friendly the character is) than gold a displacement reaction doesn’t take place so it stays as CuSO4 (aq) + Au(s).
This girl represents the metal platinum being added to the solution of copper sulphate but because copper Cu is more reactive ( represented by how friendly the character is) than platinum a displacement reaction doesn’t take place so it stays as CuSO4 (aq) + Pt (s).
When the metal Lithium is added to a copper sulphate solution there is a displacement reaction because lithium is more reactive than copper , lithium kicks out copper and takes its place in the compound and copper becomes the solid changing it to lithium sulphate (aq) + copper (s)