Which type of reaction is Zn 2HCl → ZnCl2 H2?
(i) Zn + 2HCl – ZnCl2 + H. The equation in words is that Zinc reacts with hydrogen chloride to form zinc chloride and hydrogen gas is released
Is Zn 2HCl ZnCl2 H2 a balanced equation?
Zn (s) + 2 HCl (aq) — ZnCl2 (aq) + H2 (g) In the reaction shown above, is Zn being oxidized or reduced? Comment to Instructor: Correct answer is 1. oxidized. The oxidation number of Zn is changing from 0 to +2.