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ZINC IN HYDROCHLORIC ACID<br />
Forming Zinc Chloride & Hydrogen Gas<br />
Zn(s) in 3M HCl(aq). Zinc reacts with HCl to form ZnCl2(aq) & H2(g). Zn(s) + 2H+(aq) = Zn2+(aq) + H2(g): Zinc is oxidized, loses electrons. Hydrogen is reduced, gains electrons.

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ZINC IN HYDROCHLORIC ACID
Forming Zinc Chloride & Hydrogen Gas
Zn(s) in 3M HCl(aq). Zinc reacts with HCl to form ZnCl2(aq) & H2(g). Zn(s) + 2H+(aq) = Zn2+(aq) + H2(g): Zinc is oxidized, loses electrons. Hydrogen is reduced, gains electrons.

Copyright:© 1998 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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