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When a sample of zinc powder is added to a solution of sulfuric acid (1 mole solution for a reaction that can be observed instantly), zinc sulfate and hydrogen gas are produced. Immediately, hydrogen can be observed effervescing from the solution. The chemical equation for this reaction is as follows:
H2SO4(aq) + Zn(s) = ZnSO4(aq) + H2(g)
(aq) = aqueous
When a sample of zinc powder is added to a solution of sulfuric acid (1 mole solution for a reaction that can be observed instantly), zinc sulfate and hydrogen gas are produced. Immediately, hydrogen can be observed effervescing from the solution. The chemical equation for this reaction is as follows:
H2SO4(aq) + Zn(s) = ZnSO4(aq) + H2(g)
(aq) = aqueous



Best answer: Zn(s)+H2SO4(aq)------- ZnSO4(aq)+H2(g)
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Observation of zinc in sulfuric acid?

  Zinc has a negative reduction potential (Eo = -0.76V) so it is favorable for zinc to be oxidized (the opposite of being reduced) under standard conditions:   Zn --> Z

What is the equation for sulfuric acid plus zinc?

Sulphurc acid + zinc -------> zinc sulphate + hydrogen H2SO4 + Zn -------> ZnSO4 + H2 For the purposes of the above equation, assume that the oxidation number of zinc is 2+.

Reactants of sulfur and zinc reaction?

Sulphuric Acid   A molecule of Sulphuric Acid, H2SO4, consists of two atoms of hydrogen, one atom of sulphur and four atoms of oxygen Sulphuric acid is a colourless visc