Q. 204.5( 2 Votes )

Complete the reaction & give reason:
Zn + H2O

Answer :

The complete reaction is Zn + H2O Zn(OH)2 + H2

Zn is more reactive than hydrogen, as it lies above hydrogen in the reactivity series. Hence, Zn displaces H from water and forms zinc hydroxide i.e. Zn(OH)2


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