Q. 274.6( 14 Votes )

Zinc oxide reacts

Answer :

The reaction mentioned in the question is as follows:



The oxidising agent is the substance which oxidises other substance and gets reduced.


Reducing agent is the substance which reduces other substance and gets oxidised.


i) In the reaction zinc oxide (ZnO) is oxidising agent as it oxidises the carbon to carbon monoxide (CO) and zinc oxide gets reduced to zinc.


ii) Carbon is the reducing agent as it reduces zinc oxide to zinc and gets oxidised to carbon monoxide.

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