explain elingham diagram and explain that if Mg is heated with ZnO ,it will reduce to Zn but the reverse reaction (reducing MgO with Zn ) does not occur ?
Asked by rohit varshney | 4th Mar, 2011, 06:39: PM
The lower the position of a metal in the Ellingham diagram more is the stability of its oxide. A metal found in the Ellingham diagram can act as a reducing agent for a metallic oxide found above it. Thus, Mg can act as a reducing agent to Zn.
Answered by | 5th Mar, 2011, 11:25: AM
Kindly Sign up for a personalised experience
- Ask Study Doubts
- Sample Papers
- Past Year Papers
- Textbook Solutions
Verify mobile number
Enter the OTP sent to your number