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Origin of Lead: Reactions

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About 98% of lead (atomic number: 82) in the universe originates from something else. For example, given enough time, a piece of uranium metal (atomic number: 92) turns almost completely into lead.

Which of the following statements about this process is TRUE?

A

It is an oxidation-reduction reaction.

B

It is an precipitation reaction.

C

It is a metal displacement reaction.

D

It is a nuclear reaction.