For making hydrogen by reaction with HCl acid granulated zinc is preferred to blocks of zinc. Give reasons

Asked by 912488828905547 | 10th Jan, 2018, 10:29: AM

Expert Answer:

In preparation of hydrogen by reaction with HCl, granulated zinc is preferred instead of blocks of zinc because,

zinc blocks are non-porous. Due to this reaction will be very slow. Hence it is preferred to use zinc granules.

Answered by Varsha | 10th Jan, 2018, 11:32: AM