What's The Balanced Equation When Zinc Metal Reacts With Copper II Chloride?


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amber Jhon answered
The reaction of zinc metal and copper two chloride is a single replacement reaction. In single replacement reaction, one component of a molecule is replaced by other element. When zinc metal reacts with copper two chloride, zinc chloride is formed. In this reaction, copper metal is also obtained. Zinc replaced copper to form zinc chloride. The balanced equation for the reaction is;

Zn + CuCl2 ------ > ZnCl2 + Cu

During this single replacement reaction, zinc and copper are metals but chlorine is a halogen. Zinc and copper have two electrons in valence shell and chlorine has one electron in outer most shell.
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