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Zinc Oxide Reacts with Carbon, on Heating, to Form Zinc Metal and Carbon Monoxide. Write a Balanced Chemical Equation for this Reaction. Name (I) Oxidising Agent, (Ii) Reducing Agent, in this Reaction. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Zinc oxide reacts with carbon, on heating, to form zinc metal and carbon monoxide. Write a balanced chemical equation for this reaction. Name (i) oxidising agent, (ii) reducing agent, in this reaction.

 

Solution

The balanced chemical reaction is as follows:
       
ZnO + C → Zn + CO

(i) Oxidising agent: ZnO
It oxidises C to CO.

(ii) Reducing agent: C
It reduces ZnO to Zn.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 1: Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q: 31 | Page no. 47

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Solution Zinc Oxide Reacts with Carbon, on Heating, to Form Zinc Metal and Carbon Monoxide. Write a Balanced Chemical Equation for this Reaction. Name (I) Oxidising Agent, (Ii) Reducing Agent, in this Reaction. Concept: Balanced Chemical Equation.
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