if in the reaction between zinc and HCL for the preparation of hydrogen gas zinc dust is taken in place of zinc granules, what would happen?
 

Asked by archita123 | 5th Jun, 2015, 04:31: PM

Expert Answer:

If we use zinc dust instead of zinc granules to react with HCl, hydrogen gas is produced at a faster rate.

 The rate of reaction increases in case of zinc dust compared to the zinc granules because of increase in surface area.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 6th Jun, 2015, 09:28: AM