# Write a Balanced Chemical Equation : When Hot and Concentrated Sulphuric Acid Reacts with the Following : Carbon - Chemistry

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Write a balanced chemical equation : when hot and concentrated sulphuric acid reacts with the following : Carbon

#### Solution

When sulphuric acid reacts with carbon it forms carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide gas.

$\ce{C + 2H2SO4 -> CO2 + 2H2O + 2SO2 ↑}$

Concept: Sulphuric Acid
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#### APPEARS IN

Selina Concise Chemistry Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 11 Sulphuric Acid
Exercise 11 | Q 4.4 | Page 179