What does Zn + HCl +H20 form?

1 Answer
Jul 21, 2017

Answer:

#"Dihydrogen gas, and a metal salt........"#

Explanation:

#Zn(s) + 2HCl(aq) stackrel(H_2O)rarrZnCl_2(aq) + H_2(g)uarr#

Zinc metal is oxidized to give #Zn^(2+)#. Hydrogen ion is reduced to give dihydrogen gas.