•  in the elements which are mixed for the reaction to take place what decides that what reaction should take place in that chemicals which are mixed?
  • why do distinct chemicals have distinct reaction? eg- combination of zinc and HCl results in evolution of gas but why not change in state or colour etc?

Asked by anusha bala | 24th Apr, 2014, 08:57: PM

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The reaction between the elements which are mixed depends on the factors such as ionisation potential, electronegativities, atomic size of those elements, surrounding temeprature etc.

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Answered by  | 28th Apr, 2014, 11:17: AM

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