Explain the following reaction with the balanced equation. 5. Reaction of zinc with dil hydrochloric acid - Science and Technology 1

Short Note

Explain the following reaction with the balanced equation.

Reaction of zinc with dil hydrochloric acid

Solution

Zinc, on treatment with dilute hydrochloric acid, forms zinc chloride with release of hydrogen gas.

$\ce{\underset{\text{Zinc}}{Zn_{(s)}} + \underset{\text{Hydrochloric acid}}{2HCl_{(aq)}} -> \underset{\text{Zinc chloride}}{ZnCl_{2(aq)}} + \underset{\text{Hydrogen}}{H2↑}}$

Concept: Rate of Chemical Reaction
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